The Atlanta Hawks not too long ago signed five-year journeyman Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot to a one yr, non assured contract in accordance with The Athletic’s Chris Kirschner. The deal offers the Frenchman a possibility to make the roster in coaching camp.
The Hawks have signed Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot to a one-year, non-guaranteed deal, sources informed @TheAthleticNBA. Luwawu-Cabarrot spent the previous two seasons with the Brooklyn Nets.
— Chris Kirschner (@ChrisKirschner) September 9, 2021
Luwawu-Cabarrot has a recognized popularity as a strong defender inside the League. His most up-to-date workforce was the Brooklyn Nets the place he was taking part in alongside Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and James Harden, all ball-dominant gamers. His position with the Nets was to defend one of the best guard or wing participant whereas spacing the ground on offense. Throughout his two seasons with the Nets, Luwawu-Cabarrot averaged 7.1 factors and a couple of.5 rebounds in 105 common season video games.
For the Atlanta Hawks, this deal is proactive utilizing a really low threat, however excessive reward kind of execution.
With some NBA teams monitoring the future of Cam Reddish, the workforce might be safeguarding towards the risk of dropping him in free company or with the ability to use him in a commerce to improve the roster. If Reddish stays, then Luwawu-Cabarrot shall be a strong coaching camp participant that may work onerous in scrimmages to assist the Hawks chemistry sensible on offense and protection.