Recently hired general manager Danny Ferry has quickly left his mark on the Atlanta Hawks roster.
By agreeing to trade one of the team’s leading scorers from last season in Joe Johnson to the Brooklyn Nets, and former second overall draft choice Marvin Williams to the Utah Jazz, Ferry was able to shed approximately $90 million for the Hawks.
These moves mean that the team will now have money to spend going forward, but roster spots are available for emerging players in the meantime.
And with the team’s Summer League schedule set to begin this week, a number of young players will soon have the opportunity to earn their spot on the Hawks roster for the upcoming season.
This year’s draft picks, John Jenkins and Mike Scott, lead a group of 15 rookie and second-year players looking to prove themselves in Las Vegas, Nevada this summer.
Here is the Hawks Summer League roster and key storylines as the build up to the 2012-2013 season continues.