One of the best shooters in the NBA is now on the market and that could be big for teams looking to make a playoff push. Earlier this afternoon, the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Clubrequested waivers on guard/forward Marco Belinelli.
ROSTER UPDATE: We have waived Marco Belinelli.
— Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) February 9, 2018
Belinelli, in 52 games with the Hawks (one start) this season, averaged 11.4 points, 2.0 assists and 1.9 rebounds in 23.3 minutes (.410 FG%, .372 3FG%, .927 FT%), ranking fourth in the NBA in free throw percentage. He scored in double-figures 30 times (five 20-point outings).
In 696 career contests (217 starts), he’s put up 9.8 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 23.1 minutes (.423 FG%, .377 3FG%, .840 FT%). Marco Belinelli was originally acquired from Charlotte on June 20, 2017 along with Miles Plumlee and a 2017 second round draft pick in exchange for Dwight Howard and a 2017 second round draft pick.
Belinelli can help several teams in the league looking to make the NBA postseason however the Philadelphia Sixers, Toronto Raptors, Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat are believed to be in the runnings to sign him. Stay tuned to HHS1987. Follow @eldorado2452 on Twitter and Instagram for all your sports news.
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