According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, John Collins and the Atlanta Hawks are "not close on an agreement" regarding a new contract extension.
Latest on Atlanta Hawks and restricted free agent John Collins: pic.twitter.com/FP4NemyiDi— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 2, 2021
Collins had a strong year with the Hawks, who surged to the Eastern Conference Finals. The 23-year-old averaged 17.6 points and 7.4 rebounds per game in the 2020-21 regular season. Collins is a restricted free agent, so the Hawks can match any offer he signs with another team.