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Atlanta Hawks Call Up Jarell Eddie from Austin Spurs

By Brian Kotloff | March 5, 2015

ATLANTA, GA — The Atlanta Hawks have signed rookie guard Jarell (jur-RELL) Eddie to a 10-day contract, it was announced today by Head Coach Mike Budenholzer.

Eddie has appeared in 37 games this season with the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League, averaging 11.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 25.6 minutes (his .422 3FG% ranks ninth in the D-League). During the 2015 All-Star Weekend, Eddie won the D-League Three-Point Contest.

Eddie participated in the Hawks’ 2014 training camp, and played in three preseason contests. He saw action in the 2014 Las Vegas NBA Summer League with the Washington Wizards.

He played four seasons at Virginia Tech, and as a senior in 2013-14, averaged 13.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 32.6 minutes.

Eddie will wear uniform no. 3.

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