The Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young is likely to get traded to the Miami Heat this offseason. The Heat were expected to acquire Damian Lillard this offseason but their lack of assets prevented them from landing the superstar. The 33-year-old wanted to play for the Heat as well, but his desire to move out overpowered his wish to play for the Heat. He is a part of the Milwaukee Bucks roster now and has paired with Giannis Antetokounmpo for a deadly pair.
Trae has some issues with the head coach, along with some other off-court issues. The Hawks are not satisfied with their performance, and they are expected to make some changes in their star power. It is likely that the two parties will part ways with each other. The Heat want to acquire some talent as well. Can they make it happen? Here is all the information you need about the trade between the Miami Heat and the Atlanta Hawks involving Trae Young.
What would the Heat offer for Trae Young?
The Heat are expected to offer Tyler Herro, Kyle Lowry, Orlando Robinson, and one first-round pick in exchange for the years 2027 and 2029 in exchange for the Hawks’ #11. The Hawks can land the player they want with the assets they are being offered here. The two draft picks are likely to push them to do this deal.
Trae Young since he’s been in the NBA
2019: 2nd in total assists
2020: 3rd in total assists
2021: 4th in total assists
2022: 1st in total assists
2023: 1st in total assists
ESPN ranked him the 29th best player in the NBA
When will he get the proper pic.twitter.com/7KReXBY0nz
— Ben Stinar (@BenStinar) October 11, 2023
How did Trae Young perform last season?
The Oklahoma Sooners product played 73 games for the Hawks last season and averaged 26.2 points per game. He also managed to have 10.2 assists and 3 rebounds per game while shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc.
TRAE YOUNG 😱
What an assist! 🥶 pic.twitter.com/hUk6mhHkJi
— NBA UK (@NBAUK) October 15, 2023
Why would the Heat like to sign Trae Young?
The Heat was the only team to average less than 110 points per game last season, and they would love to acquire a volume scorer like Trae. Other teams are taking the Heat lightly, even when they made it to the NBA finals last season. Can the Heat prove them wrong?
How far will the Heat go this season? Will the Hawks find the player they want? We’ll keep you updated.