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The Atlanta Hawks and Los Angeles Lakers are two teams that severely underperformed this season. Despite being less than a year out from removing the interim tag off Nate McMillan, Hawks fans are whispering about moving on from the veteran coach. There is no chance Atlanta fires McMillan this summer, but what if they found a trade partner in the Lakers, who desperately need a veteran coach?

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) talks with teammates Caron Butler (5) Chris Paul (3) and Matt Barnes (22) with head coach Vinny Del Negro against the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center. The Mavs beat the Clippers 109-102. in overtime.
Nov 17, 2012; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers and small forward Paul Pierce (34) on the sideline as they take on the Toronto Raptors during the first quarter at the TD Garden.
Playa Vista, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers holds a jersey as he is introduced during a press conference at the Clippers Training Center.
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) sits with forward Anthony Davis (3) along with forward Kent Bazemore (9) and guard Avery Bradley (20) on the bench during the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Arena.
Milwaukee Bucks' acting head coach Darvin Ham gestures to his team in the fourth quarter during the game against the Toronto Raptors at Fiserv Forum.

Does this trade have any chance of taking place? Absolutely not. McMillan is too well-respected in the NBA, and it would damage the Hawks image as a franchise. But it is fun to think about. And it begs the question, which team (if any) would say no to it?

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