HOW IVAN BECAME A HAWK: Re-signed with the Hawks on September 18, 2012 • Signed with the Hawks on December 9, 2011.

LAST SEASON (2011-12): Followed an unlikely path and became a major contributor for the Hawks • The 28-year old rookie impressed the club’s decision-makers at a 2011 mini-camp, earning a training camp invite, then played his way onto the team • Appeared in 56 games, and averaged 6.4 ppg and 4.0 rpg in 16.7 mpg (.513 FG%, .720 FT%) • Named NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for April • Among first-year players, ranked 3rd in FG%, 14th in rpg and 18th in ppg • Team-leader in FG%, while finishing 4th in rpg • Scored in double-figures on 15 occasions, including 1 20-point night • Recorded 3 double-doubles (t6th among rookies) • Led the club in scoring once and in rebs 6 times • Tallied 16 pts, 10 rebs and 1 stl in career-best 33 mins v/Det (4/18) • Scored a career-high 21 pts and grabbed 8 rebs on a career-best 9-13 FGs (3-4 FTs) @Tor (4/16) • Posted 14 pts, 7 rebs, 3 stls and a career-high tying 3 assts v/Tor (4/15) • Put in 17 pts (5-10 FGs, 1-1 3FGs, 6-6 FTs) @Char (4/7), also contributing 6 rebs, 1 asst, 1 stl and 1 blk • Made 8-12 FGs en route to 16 pts, 6 reb, 2 stls, 1 asst and 1 blk v/Det (4/6) • Hit 7-7 FGs, 1-1 3FGs (first of his career) and 2-4 FTs for 17 pts, 3 rebs, 2 stls and 1 asst @Milw (3/27) • Swiped a career-best 5 stls, adding 10 pts, 4 rebs and 2 assts @Det (3/9) • Made 5-5 FGs on his way to 10 pts, 4 rebs, 2 assts and a career-high tying 2 blks @Clev (3/18) • Posted 14 pts and a career-best 13 rebs v/Phil (2/4) • Notched first career double-double v/Minn (1/14), finishing with 10 pts (career-best 8-8 FTs) and 11 rebs and 2 stls, including knocking down winning free throws with 4.6 seconds remaining • Made his NBA debut on 12/27 @NJ, finishing with 2 pts (1-2 FGs), 4 rebs and 1 asst • Missed 4 games due to a personal matter (3/11-3/14, 3/21) • SEASON HIGHS: 21 pts @Tor (4/16), 13 rebs v/Phil (2/4), 3 assts (2x), 5 stls @Det (3/9), 2 blks (3x), 9 FGM @Tor (4/16), 1 3FGM (2x), 8 FTM v/Minn (1/14), 33 mins v/Det (4/18).

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: First-round pick (15th overall) of Erie in the 2010 D-League Draft • Also played in the D-League in 2007-08 with Rio Grande Valley and Anaheim • In 10 games off the bench with RGV, averaged 15.6 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 1.5 bpg, 1.1 apg and 1.2 spg in 27.5 mpg (.540 FG%, .400 3FG%, .622 FT%) • Started 20 of his 35 games with Anaheim, putting in 13.3 ppg, 6.6 rpg and 1.3 spg (.463 FG%, .620 FT%) • Has also played in China, South Korea and Puerto Rico.

COLLEGIATE CAREER: Finished up his collegiate career at Cal State San Bernadino in 2006-07, where he averaged 15.5 ppg and 4.7 rpg (.570 FG%) • Scored 20-or-more-points nine times • Led team with 19 points and six boards vs. eventual Division II champion Barton in the national semifinals • Earned First Team All-CCCA honors as a senior, and was named Second Team All-West Region by the NABC • As a junior in 2005-06, played at Oregon, averaging 7.5 ppg and 3.2 rpg in 16.1 mpg (.500 FG%, .634 FT%) • Started six games • Matched season-high of 16 points and set season-high with 10 boards vs. Washington in the first round of the Pac-10 Tournament • Attended Los Angeles Southwest JC in 2004-05, and put up 22.3 ppg, 12.2 rpg and 2.4 bpg, leading all California JUCOs in rebounding, ranking eighth in scoring • Named All-State and helped lead team to state regional finals • In freshman season (2002-03), went to Cisco JC in Texas, starting the first nine games of the season.

PERSONAL INFO: Born Ivan W. Johnson on April 10, 1984 in San Antonio, TX, and attended Fox Tech High School in San Antonio • Has a son, Ivan Jr.