Sources: Hawks prez moving to advisory role

by Gordon Dixon - Hawks president of basketball operations Travis Schlenk is moving into a senior advisory role, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Sources: Hawks president Travis Schlenk moving to advisory role 10:28 AM ET ESPN Atlanta Hawks president of basketball operations Travis Schlenk is moving into a senior advisory role, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. General manager Landry Fields will oversee basketball operations, the sources said. Fields, 34, was promoted to GM earlier this year after joining the franchise as an assistant GM in 2020. He played five seasons in the NBA with the New York Knicks and Toronto Raptors and had front-office role with the San Antonio Spurs before joining the Hawks. Schlenk, 46 acquired significant talent in his six seasons overseeing basketball operations, including the draft-night trade for star point guard Trae Young in 2018, helping the Hawks reach the Eastern Conference finals in 2021.