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Breaking down the Hawks’ offensive closeout possessions

A new wrinkle.

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It is no secret that the Atlanta Hawks are building around Trae Young. As the superstar point guard continues to establish himself as a player that can take over offensive possessions late in close games, how the Hawks set him up to attack on those possessions is of great significance.

In the video breakdown below, we will look at a handful of possessions from the 2019-20 season to provide some analysis as to how the Hawks approached them.

Let’s take a look.

Note: You will want the audio on for these breakdowns, as there is vocal narration.

Depending upon feedback, we may look to provide more content like this as we continue to look at a substantial amount of time before the Hawks take the court again for game action.