2020 Free Agency

Report: Kris Dunn joining Hawks on 2-year deal

Atlanta beefs up its backcourt with a strong defender next to star scorer Trae Young.

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Kris Dunn brings strong defensive credentials to a Hawks team looking to push for the playoffs.

The Atlanta Hawks have bolstered their backcourt around star guard Trae Young with the addition of veteran point guard Kris Dunn, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Saturday.

Known primarily for his defensive skills, the 26-year-old Dunn is averaging 8.3 points and 4.2 assists through four NBA seasons with Minnesota and Chicago. He averaged 7.3 points and 3.4 assists last season with the Bulls.