The Atlanta Hawks are operating with the goal of trading John Collins before the start of the draft, sources tell Jake Fischer of Bleacher Report.

Collins signed a five-year, $125 million deal with the Hawks in restricted free agency during the 2021 offseason.

Collins averaged 16.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 30.8 minutes during his fifth NBA season. Collins is also a career 37.6 percent three-point shooter.

The Hawks have been shopping Collins since the 20-21 season.