Schlenk on Coach Pierce joining USA Basketball: It says a lot about him and the Hawks

The Morning Show w/ John and Hugh
Tuesday, April 23rd
Atlanta Hawks General Manager Travis Schlenk joined John Fricke and Hugh Douglas to talk about the NBA Playoffs and the upcoming NBA Draft.

Schlenk on Lloyd Pierce being named an assistant coach for Team USA Basketball, “It’s a tremendous honor for Coach Pierce. It says a lot about him individually and what we were able to accomplish as a team this season.”

Schlenk on if anything has surprised him so far in the NBA playoffs, “I think what we have seen so far is that the higher seeds may have been taking their matchups too lightly but since that first weekend things have panned themselves out.”

Schlenk on if pace of play is a selling point for free agents, “I think it’s a fun system to play in and I think it’s the style that fans want to watch.”

Schlenk on Zion Williamson and position-less basketball, “Any time you can find a player that can play multiple positions and more specifically players that can guard multiple positions that’s really important.”