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Jeremy Lin reportedly traded to Atlanta Hawks

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UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 11: Jeremy Lin #7 of the Brooklyn Nets looks on against the Philadelphia 76ers during their Pre Season game at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 11, 2017 in Uniondale, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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The Atlanta Hawks have Trae Young as their point guard of the future, now they may be turning to Jeremy Lin to bridge the gap (and that can’t be good news for Dennis Schroder).

Brooklyn has agreed to send Lin to Atlanta, which has the cap space to absorb him, and they are swapping second-round picks, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

For the Nets, this is about clearing cap space. They are going to have the space to offer two max contracts next summer.

Lin played in just one game last season due to injury. He is owed $12.5 million this season.

Lin would work as a secondary point guard with the Hawks with Young, as he adapts to the NBA. They could move him in another trade package immediately, but that’s not the plan.

There is little chance the Hawks will keep Schroder, Lin, and Young on the roster this fall. The Hawks have tested the trade market for Schroder, but he is owed three-years, $46.5 million, and does not have the best reputation as a teammate. That has made the trade market for him thin. They are going to push that now.

Other moves are coming from the Hawks. This, however, is a solid one.