Hawks select Wake Forest big John Collins
BROOKLYN, NY -- The Atlanta Hawks selected Wake Forest PF John Collins with the 19th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
Collins was a double-double machine for the Demon Deacons averaging 19.2 points and 9.8 rebounds under Head Coach Danny Manning last season.
Collins helped lead Wake Forest to the NCAA Tournament in 2016-17.
The Hawks finished last season 43-39 falling in the first round of the playoffs to Washington in six games.