John Collins RUMORS & NEWS

  • Charles Barkley Roasts The Hawks In Hilarious Viral Clip

    Fadeaway World "With Trae Young, Clint Capela, and John Collins, the Atlanta Hawks have a talented core that is already making some noise in the East. Still, if you ask many within the NBA community, they aren’t quite there when it comes to being a legitimate title contender. On “Inside..." April 16

  • John Collins Out At Least Another Week

    Hoops Rumors "Hawks big man John Collins will remain sidelined with a sprained left ankle for at least another week, according to a team press release. The injury has kept him unavailable for Atlanta since March 30. The Hawks note that Collins has progressed in his recovery..." April 09

  • John Collins To Miss At Least One Week With Ankle Injury

    Hoops Rumors "Hawks big man John Collins, who suffered a sprained left ankle during Tuesday’s loss in Phoenix, underwent an MRI on Wednesday, according to the team. Following that MRI, Collins has been diagnosed with a lateral ankle sprain and associated bone bruise, the Hawks announced..." April 01

  • John Collins leaves game vs. Suns after suffering sprained ankle

    CBS Sports "The Atlanta Hawks lost to the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night, 117-110, in a pretty fun and competitive matchup. Unfortunately, the game wasn't the only thing they lost. Big man John Collins was ruled out after suffering a sprained ankle during the first half and..." March 31

  • Hawks never had ‘serious conversations’ about trading John Collins

    AJC "Heading into Thursday’s trade deadline, there were ample rumors swirling about teams vying for the Hawks’ talented young power forward John Collins. Collins’ future with the team had been debated for a while, since he and the Hawks couldn’t reach an agreement..." March 26

  • John Collins Expected to Stay with Hawks Amid NBA Trade Deadline Rumors

    Bleacher Report "Despite being mentioned in trade rumors recently, John Collins is reportedly not going to be moved by the Atlanta Hawks this week.  On ESPN's Woj and Lowe Trade Deadline Special (h/t Ben DuBose of Rockets Wire), Adrian Wojnarowski reported the Hawks..." March 24

  • John Collins: 'I want to stay' with Hawks

    AJC "Two days before the NBA trade deadline, John Collins made it clear. “I want to stay,” Collins said Tuesday. “I want my flowers here in Atlanta. I want to be true to Atlanta for my entire career, as corny or cheesy as it may sound to whoever. As a basketball player,..." March 24

  • Jaylen Brown Requested in Trade Package for John Collins

    Talk Basket "The Atlanta Hawks are reported as having asked for Jaylen Brown to be included in a trade package for forward John Collins, but the Boston Celtics All-Star is unlikely to be moved unless Trae Young and DeAndre Hunter are involved in the deal. The Hawks have won eight straight games..." March 23

  • Mavericks Could Trade Kristaps Porzingis For Hawks' John Collins

    Fadeaway World "With Luka Doncic, the Dallas Mavericks have their star. And, in his hands, it’s safe to say the franchise is headed for a bright future. But how far can they go with Kristaps Porzingis as the sidekick? As questions continue to surface about KP’s durability and potential,..." March 21

  • John Collins 'Unlikely' To Be Traded By Deadline

    Real GM Basketball "John Collins has been the subject of trade rumors as he's a few months away from becoming a restricted free agent, but a deal would be difficult for the Atlanta Hawks to consummate as they push for a return to the playoffs. Collins also makes just $4.14 million this season, which..." March 18

  • Celtics Interested In Trade For Hawks’ John Collins

    NESN "John Collins once again is finding his name in trade rumors involving the Boston Celtics. The talented Atlanta Hawks forward is among the more often-mentioned names ahead of the NBA trade deadline. And the Celtics, who might or might not be buyers at the deadline, previously have..." March 15

  • Hornets Could Get John Collins For P. J. Washington And Two Future Picks

    Fadeaway World "The Charlotte Hornets are in a solid position in the Eastern Conference, currently sitting at 6th seed with an 18-18 record. While they are currently a playoff seed, their roster could use a boost to further improve their record, and maintain their position in the standings. They have a solid..." March 13

  • Timberwolves 'Dying' to Make Move for John Collins

    Bleacher Report "The Minnesota Timberwolves are reportedly keen to acquire Atlanta Hawks big man John Collins. On The Bill Simmons Podcast (19:30 mark), NBA writer Jackie MacMullan said the Timberwolves are "dying" to trade for the..." March 12

  • Hawks’ GM Travis Schlenk Talks Nate McMillan, Trade Market, John Collins

    Hoops Rumors "Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk, who spoke today to Chris Kirschner of The Athletic and Sarah K. Spencer of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, acknowledged that a number of the team’s free agent additions “haven’t performed as well as they wanted..." March 04

  • Aaron Gordon, John Collins Linked as Trade Targets for Timberwolves

    Bleacher Report "The Minnesota Timberwolves have reportedly "shown interest" in a pair of high-profile power forwards, with the Atlanta Hawks' John Collins and Orlando Magic's Aaron Gordon looking appealing ahead of the 2021 NBA trade deadline on March..." March 04

  • Boston Celtics Could Land Hawks' John Collins

    Fadeaway World "John Collins is a talented big man who plays for the Atlanta Hawks. Collins is an elite inside scorer and rebounder, who is also able to score from beyond the arc. John Collins is a skilled power forward who also has natural athleticism, making him one of the top young talents in the league...." February 27

  • Hawks' John Collins meets starter criteria, increases value of qualifying offer "Hawks big man John Collins met the NBA’s “starter criteria” on Friday night, increasing the value of his qualifying offer in restricted free agency this summer, as Bobby Marks of ESPN reports. The starter criteria requires an RFA-to-be to..." February 20

  • Why John Collins' Hawks Future Is in Question

    Bleacher Report "We know one thing to be true about the Atlanta Hawks: They expect this roster, coaching staff and front office to reach the postseason for the first time since the 2016-17 season. Read between the lines, and head coach Lloyd Pierce characterized this as a playoffs-or-bust campaign in..." February 16

  • Knicks get up-close look at Hawks trade bait John Collins

    New York Post "Atlanta’s John Collins was at the Garden on Monday night and on the trade block. Collins, selected 19th overall in 2017, is a new-age, sweet-shooting power forward/center at 6-foot-9. The Knicks are seemingly well-stocked at power forward with potential All-Star Julius..." February 16

  • Hawks have reportedly sought lottery pick for John Collins "While the Hawks aren’t actively looking to trade John Collins, they’ve reportedly shown a willingness to listen to offers. And, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Atlanta has sought “a high first-round, lottery-level” draft pick in any..." February 15

  • Hawks willing to ‘listen to offers’ for John Collins

    Peachtree Hoops "For months, John Collins’ next contract has been a prominent topic of conversation surrounding the Atlanta Hawks. The 23-year-old big man will be a restricted free agent after the 2020-21 season after Collins and the Hawks failed to come together on a rookie-scale contract extension...." February 12

  • Trae Young responds to reported incident with teammate John Collins

    Larry Brown Sports "Trae Young does not think that there is anything to worry about with his fellow Atlanta Hawks star. The Hawks guard responded on Friday to reports of a recent argument that he had with teammate John Collins during a film session. “Of course if there’s anything..." January 30

  • The Atlanta Hawks Are 0-4 Since John Collins Said They Are “Not A Joke”

    Fadeaway World "The Atlanta Hawks had big expectations before this NBA season started and things were really great for them at the beginning of the campaign. However, after a couple of games and since the beginning of 2021, they have gone downhill, losing game after game. One Redditor that goes by..." January 10

  • If Hawks Star John Collins Is Unhappy In Atlanta, Can Celtics Swoop In?

    Heavy "If John Collins and the Atlanta Hawks are destined to part ways this season – in light of a conflict between its young disgruntled center and an ascending All-Star in Trae Young – what could this potentially mean for the Boston Celtics? Boston, a team that..." January 10

  • 3 teams that could trade for Hawks’ John Collins

    Clutch Points "John Collins, a free agent after the 2020-21 NBA season, and the Atlanta Hawks couldn’t agree to a contract extension during the offseason. A recent report stated that the Hawks offered Collins a near-$90 million pact. A report surfaced on Friday that Collins..." January 09

  • John Collins allegedly unhappy with Trae Young being the center of attention

    Sportsnaut "The Atlanta Hawks made NBA news this offseason with big moves to build around All-Star point guard Trae Young and rising forward John Collins. Now, two of the team’s biggest foundational pieces and keys to their success in the 2020-’21 NBA season are having issues. Things..." January 08

  • John Collins sends strong message on being ‘real contenders’

    Clutch Points "After an impressive win over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night, the Atlanta Hawks improved to 4-1 on the season. While the sample-size is extremely small, it didn’t stop big man John Collins from feeling himself a little after the outing. To put it..." January 02

  • 3 most shocking NBA players who didn’t sign contract extensions

    Clutch Points "Some NBA teams can slightly let their feet off the gas pedal now that the dealing for extensions is finally over. Now, front offices across the league get to assess their respective players before making an ultimate decision on them during their restricted free agencies in 2021. While..." December 27

  • Hawks fail to reach extension agreement with John Collins

    Yardbarker "The Hawks failed to reach a rookie scale extension agreement with big man John Collins, who will enter restricted free agency after the season, Shams Charania of The Athletic tweets. The Hawks felt like they made a competitive offer to Collins, and will still be..." December 21

  • Ranking top 15 young NBA players yet to reach playoffs

    CBS Sports "Last week, we here at CBS Sports released our annual Top 100 player rankings list ahead of the new NBA season. Unsurprisingly, reigning champ and Finals MVP LeBron James took the top spot. Following him in the top 10 were not only some of the game's best and..." December 16

  • Hawks Owner Would “Love To See” John Collins In Atlanta Long-Term

    Yardbarker "Hawks big man John Collins is entering the final year of his rookie contract and is on track to become a restricted free agent in 2021 if he and the team don’t work out an extension by Monday’s deadline. While it remains to be seen whether the two sides will finalize a new..." December 16

  • John Collins’ availability ‘monitored closely’ by teams around the league

    Clutch Points "Atlanta Hawks big man John Collins has yet to sign a contract extension with the team as he heads to the fourth season of his young playing career in the league. If both sides fail to get a deal done in the near future, it is expected that a lot of teams will be..." December 05

  • What Are the Hawks Going to Do With John Collins?

    The Big Lead "Heading into the extremely-delayed 2020 NBA offseason, the Atlanta Hawks' biggest need was somebody to run the offense when Trae Young hit the bench. Last season, they tried Evan Turner and then Jeff Teague in the role, and neither worked out. It was part of the reason Atlanta was..." November 19