• Hawks select Hunter through proposed trade with Lakers, Pelicans

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    ATLANTA - UPDATE: The Hawks traded with the Los Angeles Lakers for the No. 4 pick, selecting Hunter.

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    The Atlanta Hawks pulled off a major trade just hours before the 2019 NBA Draft Thursday.

    According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Hawks now own the No. 4 pick in the draft.

    Channel 2 Sports Director Zach Klein says sources told him the Hawks are interested in the University of Virginia's De'Andre Hunter.

    For the second year in a row, the Hawks have pulled off a major trade on the night of the draft. Last year, it was to obtain Trae Young.

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