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Delon Wright could be the Hawks’ answer at backup point guard

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One of those moves was a three-team trade that sent Bruno Fernando and Kris Dunn to the Boston Celtics, Tristan Thompson to the Sacramento Kings, and Delon Wright to the Hawks.

There’s no better way to break down what Wright brings to the the team than to look at some clips from his games against the Hawks last season. Wright continues his drive, gives Capela a quick in-and-out move, and uses his body to shield him off for the layup:

Most of Wright’s shots last season came in the paint, as he shot 58.3% from less than 5 ft. Look at how Wright is able to use his long arms to deflect the pass from Tony Snell:

It’s beneficial for the Hawks to have a backup that can collapse the paint and either score or make a play for a teammate, which means the offense should stay the same when Young is off the floor.

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