Atlanta Hawks: Ranking the Top 8 Lottery Picks By Best Fit

NORMAN, OK - FEBRUARY 05: Trae Young
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As the NBA draft lottery gets closer and closer, expectations and hot takes reach a fever pitch. The Atlanta Hawks, after their worst season since 2004-05, have the fourth-best odds to land the number one overall pick and are in the driver’s seat for a Top 5 pick in the 2018 draft.

But not every draft pick is created equal, as some of the top prospects in this draft class have noticeable gaps in their game that NBA professionals will exploit with ruthless precision.

We’ve ranked the top 8 players in this draft by best fit with the Hawks starting with the worst fit, as each player brings their own pros and cons to the team