The Hawks are among teams that have reportedly inquired about the Lakers' Jordan Hill however, ESPN.com's Marc Stein reports that the Lakers are asking for a second-round pick in addition to a team taking Hill's salary off their hands. Because of that Atlanta's interest might be waning.
New wrinkle in Jordan Hill trade talks: Word is Lakers are seeking second-round pick as part of deal on top of dumping Hill's salary— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 20, 2014
The Lakers are working hard to get out of the luxury tax and are shopping Hill as a salary dump. The Hawks, Nets and Pelicans all possess Disabled Player Exceptions and can absorb Hill's salary without having to send back any other players.