The Phoenix Suns have struggled to win games despite Devin Booker continuing to improve each season. Meanwhile, the Atlanta Hawks could be in a relatively similar situation depending on how players improve around Trae Young.
It’s clear both the Suns and Hawks need to make a major change at some point to take the next step. In this particular idea, Phoenix would be committing to a rebuilding process while Atlanta would be making that aggressive push to add a star to pair with Trae Young.
The obvious main takeaway is that Atlanta would be forming a dynamic duo with Booker and Young. They would quickly become one of the more explosive pairings in the Eastern Conference with legitimate intriguing long-term potential.
Let’s take a look at the rationale for both the Hawks and Suns for this particular trade idea.