Offseason outlook for all 30 teams
June 26, 2012INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
With the draft set for Thursday and the free-agent negotiating period beginning on Sunday, here's a look at the needs and key decisions for each team:
Top Free Agents: Kirk Hinrich, Tracy McGrady, Jason Collins
Draft Picks: Nos. 23 and 43
Will the Hawks finally break up their core trio of Al Horford, Josh Smith and Joe Johnson? Is there a way for them to improve even if they do trade one or more of them? Those are the questions facing management in the wake of a fifth straight season in which Atlanta made the playoffs but fell short of the conference finals despite handsome payments to their three stars that rose to a combined $43.4 million last season and will climb to $45 million next season.