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NBA Trade Rumors: Hawks planning to keep team intact, per report

The Atlanta Hawks have been in the middle of a lot of trade rumors but may be backing down from breaking up the team at Thursday's trade deadline.

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The rumor mill has been in full swing for the Atlanta Hawks who have reportedly been taking calls on players up and down the roster. However, as the trade deadline approaches, the Atlanta may be backing down from actually pulling the trigger on a serious team altering deal. The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Atlanta is telling rival teams that they plan to keep their team intact at the deadline.

The Hawks had reportedly been listening to offers for free agent to be Al Horford and starting point guard Jeff Teague among others. The asking price, however, was said to be very high and that Atlanta might have been more interested in gauging the players value in advance of this summer.

The Vertical's Chris Mannix adds that teams are reporting that Atlanta has pulled Jeff Teague's name off the table and that the team was never all in on moving him.

The trade deadline is set for 3 p.m. ET and we will be following along until it is over but it is sounding more and more like Atlanta may be standing pat.