Hawks Sign Taurean Prince, DeAndre’ Bembry

The Hawks have agreed to terms with first-round picks Taurean Prince and DeAndre’ Bembry, the team announced today in a press release.

A combo forward, the 6’8″ Prince was the 12th overall pick out of Baylor, and his rights were acquired in a three-team deal with the Pacers and Jazz. Prince was a first team All-Big 12 selection this season, averaging 15.9 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.3 steals in 34 games as a senior. He is contributing 13.7 points and 6.0 rebounds in three games as part of Atlanta’s Summer League team.

Bembry, a 6’6″ small forward, was picked 21st out of St. Joseph’s. He was the Atlantic 10 Player of the Year as a junior, averaging 17.4 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 1.4 steals this season. He has put up 10.4 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.8 assists in five Summer League games.

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