The Hawks have been identified in previous reports as a possible Rudy Gobert suitor, and multiple league sources have indicated the Jazz are interested in De’Andre Hunter, according to Matt Moore of ActionNetwork.com. Hunter is extension-eligible this offseason. However, according to Moore, the Hawks have tried to steer any teams inquiring on Hunter to players like Bogdan Bogdanovic and Kevin Huerter instead.
We have more from the Northwest Division:
- Forward Nikola Jovic, ranked No. 24 on ESPN’s Best Available list, is among six prospects visiting the Nuggets on Friday, Harrison Wind of DNVR Sports tweets. JD Davison (Alabama), Terrell Brown (San Diego), Christian Koloko (Arizona), Tommy Kuhse (St. Mary’s) and Fabian White Jr. (Houston) are also visiting. Denver holds the No. 21 overall pick.
- Duke forward AJ Griffin worked out for the Trail Blazers on Thursday, Aaron Fentress of The Oregonian tweets. Portland holds the No. 7 pick; Griffin is listed at No. 9 on ESPN’s Best Available list.
- The Jazz brought in Howard’s Makur Maker and 10 other draft prospects on Thursday, Sarah Todd of the Deseret News writes. The group of players auditioning for Utah was rounded out by Houston guard Kyler Edwards, Texas A&M guard Quenton Jackson, Michigan State forward Gabe Brown, UConn guard Tyrese Martin, Richmond forward Grant Golden, Richmond guard Jacob Gilyard, Arkansas guard JD Notae, Providence forward Justin Minaya, St. John’s forward Aaron Wheeler and Iowa State forward George Conditt IV.