Dejounte Murray to Atlanta in a trade involving John Collins?


San Antonio’s biggest talks over Murray appeared to be with the Atlanta Hawks, in a setting that would send Collins back to the Spurs, league sources told B/R. San Antonio and Atlanta have skirted that concept of a deal at least since the February trade TNZT.
Source: Jake Fischer @ Laundress Report

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Paul Garcia @PaulGarciaNBA
Trade Rumors Project Eve: Dejounte Murray, John Collins… – 11:53 p.m.

Dan Favale @danfavale
dejounte murray’s twitter usage over the past ~36 hours and across tmw is something i will forever treasure – 11:17 p.m.

Tom Petrini @RealTomPetrini
If I was a team trying to trade John Collins, and everyone knew I was trying to trade him, I would want people to believe that a team was interested in trading an All Star for him. – 11:09 p.m.

alexander kennedy @AlexKennedyNBA
Will John Collins be traded in the next 24 hours? What’s up with this Dejounte Murray rumor?!…10:54 p.m.

Paul Garcia @PaulGarciaNBA
New report from @Jake Fischer on Spurs’ trade offers for Dejounte Murray. p.m.

Jake Fischer @JakeLFischer
Atlanta and San Antonio have discussed a deal that would trade John Collins for Dejounte Murray, sources said. Spurs have told teams of interest that Murray’s move will require a “Jrue Holiday type package”. More league-wide trade ratings @BR_NBA:… – 10:18 p.m.

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ryan mcdonald @ryanwmcdonald
Does this affect John Collins’ commercial market? – 6:26 p.m.

Mark Dek @MarkDeeksNBA
Guess that leaves Sacramento for John Collins, then? – 6:09 p.m.

StatMuse @statmuse
John Collins in 2022:
16.2 PGP
7.8 RPG
The Hawks second leading scorer. p.m.

Paul Garcia @PaulGarciaNBA
Woj said John Collins would likely be moved whether it was draft night or later.
Several reporters reported that Collins would likely be moved from Atlanta this offseason. – 10:49 p.m.

Mark Stein @LaLigneStein
Bradley Beal, John Collins, Jaden Ivey, Keegan Murray, Rudy Gobert, Mitchell Robinson, Kenny Atkinson and TRADES… all and many more are featured in an emergency notebook around the league on a Tuesday: p/nba -draft-for… – 11:30 AM

Jake Fischer @JakeLFischer
The gaps that can be bridged between Brooklyn and Kyrie Irving, what’s next for Charlotte after Kenny Atkinson’s about-face, more notes on John Collins, Sacramento and other business drafts, all at @BR_NBA:… – 09:14

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Dan Favale @danfavale
unless the market for available stars is drastically different from what was reported/talked about before the draft, I don’t see how the hawks are trading John Collins *and* getting better – 01:49

james ham @James_HamNBA
Can the Kings land Hawks big man John Collins without the No. 4 overall pick?… – 00:37

Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Report: Kings is exploring trade for John Collins of the Hawks, but not the No. 4 pick in the NBA Draft. How would Collins fit, what would a deal look like and why would Atlanta do it?… – 6:29 p.m.

Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Some Hawks-Suns snippets on John Collins and Clint Capela from Marc Stein’s latest newsletter: p.m.

david mason @DeuceMason
A ton of rumors in Shams’ latest track. Shams says the Kings are comfortable picking 4 and McNair has spoken with the Hawks about John Collins without involvement in this year’s pick.… – 09:24

More on this scenario

Chris Kirschner: As @Jake Fischer reported, the Hawks have discussed a trade involving John Collins and Spurs goaltender Dejounte Murray, but I’m told that’s not close to happening yet. Don’t say it won’t happen, but don’t close this second. -Going through Twitter @ChrisKirschner / June 23, 2022

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Alex Kennedy: Hawks beat writer @Chris Kirschner confirms John Collins/Dejounte Murray trade talks and says they are ongoing. However, sources have told him that a deal is yet to be done. “It’s going to take a long time to land Dejounte, it’s not just John.”… -via Twitter @AlexKennedyNBA / June 23, 2022

Spurs are submitting offers for Murray and have told several interested teams it would take a ‘Jrue Holiday-type package’ for San Antonio to part ways with the 25-year-old general, setting a rough benchmark of three first-round picks for n any suitor to release Murray. -via Laundress Report / Jun 23, 2022

Marc Stein: The Hawks are evaluating a variety of scenarios as they pursue a trade with John Collins in Thursday’s draft, with a deal headlined by Collins and Sacramento’s Harrison Barnes among Atlanta’s top options, sources say of the league. More of my latest: Twitter @TheSteinLine / June 22, 2022


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