The Atlanta Hawks have signed guard Donovan Williams to a two-way contract.
Williams appeared in 26 complete video games (19 begins) for the Lengthy Island Nets of the NBA G League this season, tallying 15.5 factors, 3.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 28.6 minutes (.481 FG%, .407 3FG%, .658 FT%). He scored 20-or-more factors six occasions, together with pouring in a career-best 30 factors in a win on Nov. 23, 2022, over the Raptors 905.
The 6-6 guard noticed motion in 5 video games with the Brooklyn Nets in the course of the NBA 2K23 Summer season League in Las Vegas, registering 3.6 factors and 1.2 rebounds in 7.8 minutes (.667 FG%, .750 3FG%, .750 FT%). Undrafted within the 2022 NBA Draft, Williams was signed by the Brooklyn Nets on Oct. 12, 2022, earlier than being positioned on waivers on Oct. 16, 2022.
A local of Houston, Texas, Williams suited up for the Texas Longhorns for 2 seasons (2019-21) earlier than transferring to UNLV (2021-22). In his three collegiate seasons, he appeared in 68 video games (14 begins), proudly owning averages of seven.0 factors and 1.9 rebounds in 15.4 minutes (.435 FG%, .338 3FG%, .667 FT%). In the course of the 2021-22 marketing campaign as a Runnin’ Insurgent, he noticed motion in 27 video games (13 begins) and recorded profession highs of 12.7 factors, 3.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in a career-best 22.3 minutes (.488 FG%, .436 3FG%).
Williams will put on No. 4 with the Hawks.