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Over the past few days, fans and media alike have scrambled to keep up with the trade rumor mill. While the situation could quickly change, right now, the Hawks are slated to have two picks (No. 16, No. 44) in Thursday night's NBA Draft. Let's see who the experts believe will be selected with the 16th overall pick.

Jalen Williams

Jalen Williams participates during the NBA Draft Combine at Wintrust Arena.

Jalen Williams to the Hawks rumors has picked up in recent days.

Jalen Williams

Height: 6’6”

Weight: 190

Age: 21

Position: Shooting Guard

Class: Junior

School: Santa Clara

Outlet - ESPN

Scouting Report: Read Williams' full scouting report here.

Malaki Branham

Ohio State Buckeyes guard Malaki Branham (22) shoots a basket against the Xavier Musketeers in the first half at Cintas Center.

Malaki Branham's name has been mentioned repeatedly as a possible selection for the Hawks.

Malaki Branham

Height: 6’5”

Weight: 180

Age: 19

Position: Shooting Guard

Class: Freshman

School: Ohio State

Outlet: Sports Illustrated, The Athletic (Vecenie) 

Scouting Report: Read Branham's full scouting report here.

Tari Eason

Iowa State Cyclones guard Caleb Grill (2) defends against LSU Tigers forward Tari Eason (13) in the first half during the second round of the 2022 NCAA Tournament at Fiserv Forum.

Tari Eason's name has been floated around as a possible selection for the Hawks.

Tari Eason

Height: 6’8”

Weight: 216

Age: 21

Position: Small Forward

Class: Sophomore

School: LSU

Outlet: The Ringer, The Athletic (Harper) 

Scouting Report: Read Eason's full scouting report here.

Ousmane Dieng

May 17, 2022; Chicago, IL, USA; People look at the draft lottery order after the 2022 NBA Draft Lottery at McCormick Place.

Ousmane Dieng has not been mentioned much as a possible selection for the Hawks.

Ousmane Dieng

Height: 6'10"

Weight: 216

Age: 19

Position: Power Forward

Team: New Zeland Breakers

Outlet: Yahoo! Sports


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