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Atlanta Hawks Officially Announce Re-Signing of Mike Scott

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Former UVa basketball star Mike Scott has re-signed with the NBA's Atlanta Hawks.   The Hawks made it official on Tuesday in a press release.

Although the news had been making the wires since earlier this month, Hawks general manager and former Duke star, Danny Ferry announced Scott's signing today."Mike has worked hard and continues to adapt, improve and expand his all around game," Ferry said in the press release. "We are very happy to have him with us going forward and we look forward to his continued growth with our group.”

Also from the press release ...Atlanta's second-round pick (43rd overall) in the 2012 NBA Draft,Scott played in 80 games (six starts) for the Hawks last season,averaging 9.6 points and 3.6 rebounds in 18.5 minutes (.479 FG%, .780FT%). He knocked down 62 three-pointers after going 0-1 from downtown in his rookie season. Scott scored in double figures 40 times (five20-point games including one 30-point night), leading the team in scoring nine times. In his six starts, he put up 14.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 32.5 minutes. He hit double digits in 13 straight games from 1/8-2/5, the longest stretch of his career.  In Atlanta's 2014 first-round playoff series against Indiana, Scott compiled 9.4 points and 2.6 rebounds in 20.9 minutes, including a 17-point second quarter (6-6 FGs, 5-5 3FGs – the second-most threes in a quarter in NBA playoff history) in Game 5 (4/28/14).

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