Atlanta Hawks sign guard Ibi Watson

The Atlanta Hawks have signed guard Ibi Watson.

Watson, who played for the Hawks’ summer league team in Las Vegas this past August, spent last season at Dayton, where he averaged 15.7 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 37.1 minutes (.466 FG%, .416 3FG%, .757 FT%) as a redshirt senior, starting all 24 games. He was named Third Team All-Atlantic 10 after finishing 11th in the conference in ppg, fourth in 3FG%, 3FGM per game (2.6) and mpg.

The 6’5 guard played his final two seasons at Dayton after transferring from Michigan.

In high school, Watson started at at Athens (OH), where he was a teammate of future NFL quarterback Joe Burrow, before completing his career at Pickerington HS.

Born in Atlanta, Watson grew up in Marietta, GA before moving to Ohio in middle school.

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