Atlanta Hawks Promote Assistant GM Landry Fields to General Manager

With two days until the 2022 NBA Draft, the Hawks are promoting assistant general manager Landry Fields to the title of general manager effective July 1, 2022.

Fields will still report to former general manager and current team president Travis Schlenk. Fields is a former NBA player who became a college scout before eventually working his way up to the position of general manager of the Spurs’ G-League affiliate, the Austin Spurs.

Fields has worked for the Hawks as an assistant general manager since 2020. While Schlenk will still be calling a lot of the shots, the 33-year-old has his work cut out for him beginning in July.

Hawks fans are looking for the Hawks to make a major move by the end of the summer. The Hawks are expected to be one of the most active teams in trade talks ahead of the June 23rd draft and free agency in July. Should to be an exciting summer in Atlanta with the upcoming draft and free agency. Stay locked into the Players Den Podcast Instagram for breaking news, highlights, and analysis.

The Hawks have about five to six trades in the works so hopefully one of them will fall through for fans.

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