The Atlanta Hawks have been putting the G League transfer window to good use this season with players like DeAndre Bembry, Tyler Dorsey and Tyler Cavanaugh making appearances for both the big league team and the Bayhawks this season.

With the waiver of veteran guard Marco Belinelli (who has cleared waivers and made a verbal commitment to play for the Philadelphia 76ers according to numerous reports) the Hawks have room for a swingman on the roster and have filled it with two-way contract signee Andrew White III.

White, a 6-7 athletic scorer, makes his way to Atlanta after having signed a two-way contract with Atlanta on Jan. 15. In 10 games with the Bayhawks he has averaged over 15 points in 26 minutes of play. Prior to playing for Erie he played 24 games with the Maine Red Claws and averaged a little more than 15 points and four rebounds per game in 30 minutes of play.

An 80 percent free-throw shooter while in the G League, White will give Atlanta that extra defensive option off the bench as well as adding another wing scoring option for head coach Mike Budenholzer to call upon to get rest for forwards Kent Bazemore and Taurean Prince.

Undrafted in 2017 after playing a graduate student season with the Syracuse Orangemen in which he was named third team All-ACC after averaging 18.5 points per game for Jim Boeheim. White has the school record for three-pointers in a season, 112, five more than the previous record set by Syracuse legend Gerry McNamara.

After a stellar senior season at the prestigious MIller School in Charlottesville, Virginia, White signed with Kansas and after two years transferred to Nebraska where he averaged 16.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game in his only season in the Big 10.

The Hawks (Eastern Conference worst 17-29) are home against the Detroit Pistons (27-27) this afternoon with tip-off scheduled for 3:30 pm.

Andrew White III, on the Maine Red Claws earlier this season, takes a shot over a defender during G League play. Photo by A.J. Messier/NBAE via Getty Images

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Donnell began his career covering sports and news in Atlanta nearly two decades ago. Since then he has written for Atlanta Business Chronicle, The Southern Cross...

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