AJC Hawks Beat Writer Chris Vivlamore called in to Dukes and Bell to discuss the Atlanta Hawks trade of Adreian Payne to the Minnesota Timberwolves n exchange for a 2017 pick in the Draft.
“Payne has just not played this year and has not been able to get in to the rotation, so he became expendable,” says Vivlamore.
“I don’t know for sure, but I would assume ther eis something else coming too” Vivlamore continued.
Mike Bell asked Chris who exactly is making all of these decisions since Danny Ferry is still “out”. Chris responded that “There is still a basketball ops department with assitant GM’s and scouting people talking to agents and then they all get into a room with Coach Bud, and I understand it can get heated, but the decision ultimately falls to Coach Bud. That’s the position he’s in without a GM right now.”
Watch the entire interview above.
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