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The Atlanta Hawks revamped their rotation quite a bit this offseason. Following an eventful NBA Draft, the Hawks not only traded Danilo Gallinari and multiple first round picks for San Antonio Spurs All-Star point guard Dejounte Murray. But they also decided to trade shooting guard Kevin Huerter to the Sacramento Kings for Justin Holiday, Maurice Harkless, and a future first round pick. Aside from these trades, the Hawks also signed two free agents, Aaron Holiday and Frank Kaminsky.

Although the Hawks still have their core group of stars, they made a handful of big changes, acquiring a variety of new talent while retaining others that could help lead this team to another deep playoff run. From starters to important depth pieces, the Hawks have put together an elite team that possesses plenty of versatility and could become a problem in the Eastern Conference next season.

However, given we know what to expect from Trae Young, DeAndre Hunter, Clint Capela, John Collins, Bogdan Bogdanovic, and even Murray, there is still plenty of minutes to be had, granting each bench player the opportunity to rise to the occasion this season and prove their worth. But the intriguing question left to be answered is which two players off the bench stand the best odds to be the biggest sleepers for the Hawks?

From rookies to second through fourth-year youngsters to seasoned veterans, the Hawks have many players that could rise to the occasion. But from their entire bench, you can expect the following two athletes to be the biggest surprises by the end of the season for the Hawks, and here’s why:

Atlanta Hawks forward Tyrese Martin celebrates during NBA Summer League. The rookie could be on the Hawks biggest surprises next season.
Onyeka Okongwu grabs a rebound.

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