John Collins

John Collins

Height/Weight: 6' 9"/235 lbs
Born: Layton, Utah
College: Wake Forest
Draft: 2017 1st round (19th pick) by the
  • Bleacher Report

    Hawks' Trae Young Responds to Skip Bayless' Take on Dejounte Murray Trade on Twitter

    Trae Young clapped back at Skip Bayless after the Fox Sports commentator said the Atlanta Hawks trade for Dejounte Murray was "an indictment" of the star point guard. Young tweeted that "new media," which athletes like Draymond Green and others have referred to themselves as, is better than "real/old media," which Bayless has referred to himself as in the past. Trae Young @TheTraeYoung <a href="

  • Blazer's Edge

    Former Blazers Assistant Coach Promoted by Hawks

    It’s a day full of celebration for many, but especially former Portland Trail Blazers assistant Joe Prunty, who was promoted to lead assistant for the Atlanta Hawks Monday. ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowski was the first to report the news. The Atlanta Hawks are hiring Mike Longabardi as an assistant coach — with Joe Prunty getting promoted to top assistant, sources tell ESPN.

  • Testudo Times

    MM 7.4: Kevin Huerter and Jalen Smith make NBA news

    Two former Maryland men’s basketball stars made NBA news Friday, as Kevin Huerter was traded and Jalen Smith signed a new contract. Huerter was traded from the Atlanta Hawks — who drafted him 19th overall in 2018 — to the Sacramento Kings in exchange for multiple players and a 2024 first-round pick. The Hawks received Justin Holiday and Mo Harkless, and the pick is top-14 protected, meaning that the Kings retain the pick if they are in the lottery.