Atlanta Hawks Announce 2021 Summer League Roster

The Atlanta Hawks today announced their roster for the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2021 in Las Vegas, taking place Sunday, Aug. 8 through Tuesday, Aug. 17.

Assistant Coach Matt Hill will serve as head coach of the Hawks’ summer league squad and will be assisted by Hawks’ assistant coaches Jamelle McMillan and Marlon Garnett, along with College Park SkyHawks Head Coach Steve Gansey.

Atlanta’s roster includes 2021 first-round pick Jalen Johnson (20th overall) along with 2021 second round selection Sharife Cooper (46th pick) and 2020 second round pick Skylar Mays (50th pick). Rounding out the roster are NBA veterans DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell, Jeremiah Martin, Eric Moreland, and Admiral Schofield in addition to Nahziah Carter, Javin DeLaurier, Juwan Durham, Max Heidegger, Justin Jaworski, and Ibi Watson.

The Hawks’ full summer league schedule and roster is listed below.

#PlayerPosHtWtBirthdatePrior to NBA/Home CountryYrsPronunciation
42DeVaughn Akoon-PurcellF6-620006/05/93Illinois State/USA1de-VAHN uh-KOON per-SELL
31Nahziah CarterG6-620508/24/99Washington/USARNah-Zee-ah
2Sharife CooperG6-118006/11/01Auburn/USARShuh-REEF
5Javin DeLaurierF6-1023704/07/98Duke/USARJav-vin Duh-laury-aye
30Juwan DurhamF6-1123112/22/97Notre Dame/USAR 
26Max HeideggerG6-318006/05/97UC Santa Barbara/USAR 
33Justin JaworskiG6-319606/21/99Lafayette/USAR 
1Jalen JohnsonF6-922012/18/01Duke/USAR 
10Jeremiah MartinG6-318506/19/96Memphis/USA2 
4Skylar MaysG6-420509/05/97LSU/USA1 
25Eric MorelandF6-1023812/24/91Oregon State/USA4 
7Admiral SchofieldF6-524103/30/97Tennessee/England1 
16Ibi WatsonG6-520001/06/98Dayton/USARIB-ee

Summer League Head Coach: Matt Hill (Texas)

Summer League Assistant Coaches: Jamelle McMillan (Arizona State), Marlon Garnett (Santa Clara), Steve Gansey (Ashland)

Head Coach: Nate McMillan (NC State)

Assistant Coaches: Chris Jent (Ohio State), Joe Prunty (Cal Poly), Jamelle McMillan (Arizona State), Matt Hill (Texas), Marlon Garnett (Santa Clara)

Coaching Assistant: Dipesh Mistry (Ryerson)

Director of Athletic Performance and Sports Medicine: Marty Lauzon (University of Ottawa)

Head Athletic Trainer: Scottie Parker (University of Northwestern)     Head Strength & Conditioning Coach: Michael Irr (Connecticut)

2021 ATLANTA HAWKS SUMMER LEAGUE SCHEDULE

DateOpponentLocal timeEastern timeTVArena
8/8vs. Boston1 PM4 PMNBA TVCox Pavilion
8/10at Indiana3 PM6 PMNBA TVCox Pavilion
8/12vs. Philadelphia6 PM9 PMESPN2Cox Pavilion
8/14at Miami1 PM4 PMESPN2Thomas & Mack Center

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