The Atlanta Hawks have traded Cam Reddish to the New York Knicks and will be getting Kevin Knox in exchange. The multiplayer deal also included Solomon Hill plus a 2025 second-round pick from the Hawks while the Knicks added a protected 2022 first-round selection.

The trade involving the Hawks and the Knicks was reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The scribe also added that the Indiana Pacers and the Los Angeles Lakers were also interested in the 22-year-old Duke product before the Knicks beat both NBA teams to the 6-foot-8 swingman.

The move thus reunites Reddish with RJ Barrett. Both were former teammates at Duke.

This season, Reddish has been averaging 11.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 23.4 minutes.

Reddish is eligible for a contract extension in the offseason and is set to become a restricted free agent in 2023.

Hill is out for the remainder of the season due to a torn hamstring and will hit free agency in the summer.

For Knox, the move will be a chance for him to recover lost ground. He was bumped off the Knicks’ rotation after starting for the team in 57 games during his rookie season. For the current wars, he is averaging a woeful 3.6 points and 1.7 boards over 13 appearances.

The deal also gave the Hawks an extra roster spot and a $1.7-million trade exception, Bobby Marks of ESPN added.

It will be interesting if the NBA trade can help improve the fate of the Knicks and the Hawks.

Atlanta has lost their last three games, seven of their last nine. They have fallen to 12th in the Eastern Conference standings one year after advancing to the conference finals.

“I mean, we’re not hitting the panic button,” Hawks coach Nate McMillan said after Thursday’s practice. “There’s a lot of basketball left in this season. We’re not hitting the panic button.”

Cam Reddish #22 of the Atlanta Hawks
Cam Reddish #22 of the Atlanta Hawks Getty Images | Mitchell Leff

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