1 dream, 1 realistic, & 1 bargain target for the Hawks in free agency

These three players represent varying tiers of options the Atlanta Hawks could explore in free agency this offseason.
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Kelly Oubre would be a full-circle addition for the Hawks in free agency

The Hawks selected Kelly Oubre with the No. 15 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. But he was immediately dealt away to the Washington Wizards. He could be headed for his sixth NBA franchise and won’t turn 29 years old until December.

Oubre averaged 15.4 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 1.5 assists last season. He is just one season removed from averaging a career-best 20.3 points with the Charlotte Hornets.

It has been several seasons since he was a reliable three-point shooter.

Oubre has shot 32.4% from long distance over the last four seasons, including a 31.1% clip last season. However, he shot 39.1% from deep with a 44.4% mark on catch-and-shoot looks in the postseason, per NBA.com tracking data.

His athleticism and activity continue to serve him well defensively, too. He averaged 1.1 steals per game and held opponents 2.4% below their three-point average in the regular season.

Oubre averaged 1.8 steals and added 1.2 blocks in the postseason.

He is coming off a bargain contract, signing a one-year, $2.9 million contract with the 76ers, who could have bigger fish to fry this offseason. If the Hawks can get him on another veteran’s minimum, they should pounce on it.

But Oubre’s play may have piqued enough interest for a decent payday with two-way wings in constant high demand.