AUGUST 18TH, 7:10pm: The signing is official, the Hawks announced via a press release.
AUGUST 15TH, 4:42pm: The Hawks have agreed to a deal with unrestricted free agent Jason Richardson, Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports reports (Twitter link). The veteran guard’s deal will be non-guaranteed, Spears adds.
Richardson, 34, appeared in 19 contests for the Sixers last season, averaging 9.1 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 2.0 assists in 21.9 minutes per games. His career numbers through 13 NBA campaigns are 17.1 PPG, 5.0 RPG, and 2.7 RPG to go along with a slash line of .438/.370/.707.
Atlanta currently has a roster count of 16 players, 13 of whom possess fully guaranteed pacts, and three whose deals include partial guarantees.