Blockbuster Trade: Dejounte Murray Heads To Eastern Conference

The San Antonio Spurs are in full-on tank mode, as they've completed a blockbuster trade, sending breakout All-Star guard Dejounte Murray to the Atlanta Hawks for a package highlighted by three first-round picks. 

The Hawks also send Danilo Gallinari and a future pick swap, along with the trio of first-rounders. Given their rebuilding mode, it's a real possibility that Gallinari could be waived by the Spurs. 

The deal gives the Hawks an insane backcourt combination.

Murray now pairs with Trae Young, who he had recently admitted he would love to join forces with. According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, Young, too, is "ecstatic."

NBA Insider Evan Sidery says it's the perfect combination for Trae, and the Hawks as a whole.

The trade undoubtedly means that the Hawks are moving back up into the Eastern Conference elite.

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