ATLANTA HAWKS SIGN DENNIS SCHRÖDER
ATLANTA (July 11, 2013) -- The Atlanta Hawks have signed rookie guard Dennis Schröder, President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Danny Ferry announced today. Per team policy, terms of the agreement was not announced. Schröder was selected by the Hawks in the first round (17th overall) of the 2013 NBA Draft.
A 6-foot-1 point guard from Germany, the 19-year-old has played professionally in Germany since 2009-10. The four-year veteran most recently was a member of the New Yorker Phantoms Braunschweig in the country’s top league, the Beko League. Schroeder put up 11.9 points, 3.3 assists and 2.5 rebounds in 24.7 minutes in 31 games (.424 FG%, .402 3FG%, .838 FT%) last season.