[UPDATE: The Atlanta Hawks have confirmed the trade of Dwight Howard to the Charlotte Hornets.]
The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to a deal with the Hornets to send center Dwight Howard to Charlotte, according to Marc Spears of ESPN on Tuesday.READ MORE: College Park Skyhawks Beat NBA G League Ignite By 10
Spears reports, from sources, that Atlanta will send Howard and the first pick in the second round (No. 31) to Charlotte for Miles Plumlee, Marco Bellineli and their second-round pick, No. 41.READ MORE: Nourish + Bloom Market, World's First Black-Owned Autonomous Grocery Store, Opens In Fayetteville
The question shouldn’t be whether or not the Hawks got full value for Howard, there’s plenty of time for that debate. The better question is whether or not this is a one-off deal or the beginning of a tear-down in Atlanta.MORE NEWS: Family Of Vincent Truitt Files $150 Million Lawsuit Against Cobb County, Police Officer
The Hawks could be in a better spot offer Paul Millsap a super max contract. Or, they could let Millsap walk and truly begin rebuilding.