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The NBA preseason has barely started, and teams are already making trades. One of those teams is your Atlanta Hawks

Yesterday, the Hawks traded Moe Harkless, and a future second-round draft pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Vit Krejci. Last night, we took a deep dive into what it means for the Hawks and their salary cap situation.

This morning, Hawks head coach Nate McMillan met with media members who were eager to discuss the breaking news. 

When asked how he sees Krejci fitting in with the Hawks, McMillan said, "He'll be a part of our development. It's similar to the other young guys that we have - the team that we have. We'll be looking to get him involved and get him involved in our development."

Thunder guard Vit Krejci drives past Hawks forward De'Andre Hunter.

Vit Krejci dribbles past De'Andre Hunter.

McMillan was asked what he knew about Krejci, and the veteran coach answered candidly. "Not much. I've watched video of him, and I recall playing against him last year - coaching against him last year. He played a few minutes. He's a big guard, that can play two, three, four. Handles the ball, and can shoot the basketball. So I think he is a young talent."

When pressed on Krejci's role with the team, McMillan answered, "Well, really, I'm limited as far as what I know about him until I lay eyes on him, and gets into practice, and we see who he is, and what we have to work with. I'll have a better feel then."

McMillan mentioned multiple times that he watched film on Krejci and was eager to get him into the Hawks development program. The Hawks have Open Practice tonight at State Farm Arena, which fans can attend for $5. Stay locked into for breaking news, highlights, and interviews.

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