Golden State Warriors: 3 trade destinations for Andrew Wiggins that make sense

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2. Atlanta Hawks

Much like the Warriors, the Atlanta Hawks are falling far below expectation just over 30 games into the season. Entering with playoff aspirations, Quin Snyder's men have fallen flat to a 13-19 record that places them 11th in the Eastern Conference.

The Hawks are expected to be active before the deadline as a result, with the franchise perhaps most heavily linked with Siakam having had conversations with the Raptors dating back to the offseason.

Yet despite the Siakam interest, you could make the argument Atlanta should be more in the market for a two-way wing like Wiggins. While pairing Siakam with Trae Young does make some sense, where would that leave one of the league's most improved players in Jalen Johnson?

The 22-year-old has seemingly emerged as the Hawks starting power-forward of the future -- Johnson has more than doubled his points, rebounds, assists, steals and minutes this season as opposed to last.

Atlanta also holds Clint Capela and Onyeka Okongwu, leaving a crowd for minutes at the four and five should they add Siakam without subtracting that pair or Johnson. Their small-forward spot is far less certain, with neither De'Andre Hunter or Saddiq Bey taking control of the position in a way they'd probably hoped.

Wiggins could be an upgrade there, immediately becoming the primary point-of-attack defender for a team ranked 27th on that end of the floor. Working out what they'd send back to Golden State is another conversation, particularly given the Warriors are unlikely to want another guard in Dejounte Murray or Bogdan Bogdanovic.