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NBA Draft Kit: Position Battles (Southeast Division)

Ken Crites

Ken Crites

Ken was an early RotoWire contributor back in the 90ís. He now returns with the grace of Gheorghe Muresan and the wisdom of Joe Gibbs. Tweet him at @KenCrites or e-mail him at ken@rotowire.com. Ken is also the reigning RotoWire "NBA Drive To The Finals" champion - boom!

The Southeast Divison is all about one empire crumbling while others make solid, if not spectacular, improvements. Pushing my Heat hate aside, there are some underrated fantasy options here that we should analyze.

Atlanta HawksAtlanta Hawks
The Hawks were probably the dullest Southeast team this offseason. Due to smart moves last year, they only had the 15th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, which resulted in Adreian Payne, a young power forward who will likely struggle to get significant playing time as a rookie because Paul Millsap never rests. They then signed the not-particularly-exciting Thabo Sefolosha. Tight defense is Sefolosha's calling card, which will earn him plenty of minutes, but not many shots. He'll make a nice foil to sharp shooter Kyle Korver. The Hawks clearly hope Sefolosha can return to his 2012-13 shooting form, when he made 1.3 threes per game an

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