Atlanta Hawks: Camp candidates (Update: Full roster)
The Hawks are among the teams squeezing in a minicamp for draft picks and “street” free agents before the pending lockout. They haven’t released the full roster of names because they want to make sure the players invited show up but the following guys are expected to attend in addition to second-round draft pick Keith Benson:
Update:The Hawks released the full roster today. In addition to the players above, it includes the following free agents:
- Zach Graham (6-6, G), the Peachtree Ridge High product.
- Demonte Harper (6-4, G), whose name sounds painfully familiar.
- Jeremy Hazell (6-5, G) of Seton Hall.
- Dontell Jefferson (6-4, G), a five-year vet of the D-League.
- Ivan Johnson (6-8, F), who has played 94 games in the D-League.
- David Lighty (6-5, G), who was ranked No. 35 among 2011 prospects by DraftExpress.com.
- Demetri McCamey, who was the No.50-ranked 2011 prospect by DraftExpress.com.
- Eniel Polynice (6-5, G), who played at Seton Hall last season after transferring from Ole Miss.
- Matt Rogers (6-11, F), who played last season for Texas in the D-League.
- Omar Samhan (6-11, C), the St. Mary’s product who played for Zagaris in the Euroleague last season.
- Damian Saunders (6-7, F), who was ranked No. 69 among 2011 prospects by DraftExpress.com.
- Malcolm Thomas (6-9, F), who was ranked No. 60 among 2011 prospects by DraftExpress.com.
- Brad Wanamaker, who was ranked No. 41 among 2011 prospects by DraftExpress.com.
CBA rules don’t allow players under contract to participate in workouts before July 1 so Pape Sy and Magnum Rolle won’t be at the camp.
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