Hawks Add Six To Training Camp Roster
HAWKS ADD SIX
TO TRAINING CAMP ROSTER
ATLANTA, GA (Sept. 29, 2006) -- The Atlanta Hawks have signed free agents
Cedric Bozeman, Andre Brown, Lionel Chalmers,
Kaniel Dickens, Matt Freije and Andreas Glyniadakis to the training camp roster,
according to Executive
Vice President/General Manager Billy Knight.
Bozeman (6-6, 207) helped lead UCLA to the NCAA Championship game last
season capping off a solid five-year
career (redshirted in 2004-05) with the Bruins. He played with the Hawks summer
league squad at the Rocky
Mountain Revue in July, averaging 7.7 ppg, 1.5 apg and 1.0 spg (.436 FG%, .444
3FG%, .800 FT%), starting all
Brown (6-9, 245) most recently played in the Rocky Mountain Revue for the
San Antonio Spurs, and averaged
11.6 ppg and 5.4 rpg (.641 FG%, .500 FT%) in five starts. The former DePaul star
played last season with the
Daegu Orions in South Korea.
Chalmers (6-0, 180), a former second round pick (33rd overall) of the
L.A. Clippers in 2004, spent training camp
and preseason with Minnesota in 2005. He played in 36 regular season contests
with L.A. in 2004-05, and tallied
3.1 ppg and 1.4 apg (.336 FG%, .750 FT%). He logged time last season with Tau
Ceramica in Spain. Chalmers
averaged 12.7 ppg in his four-year collegiate career at Xavier.
Dickens (6-8, 215) has played with Portland (three games in 2003-04) and
New Jersey (11 games in 2004-05),
and spent time last season with Fayetteville of the NBA Development League. He
was drafted by Utah 50th overall in 2000, and his playing career has also taken him to Russia, China and
Spain. Dickens finished his
college career at Idaho.
Freije (6-10, 240) was originally drafted by Miami (53rd overall) in
2004, and appeared in 23 games (11 starts)
with the New Orleans Hornets that season. He posted 4.0 ppg and 2.7 rpg. Last
season, Freije spent time with the Idaho Stampede (then of the Continental Basketball Association), as well as
with Olympiacos in Greece.
He finished his college career as Vanderbilt's all-time leading scorer (1,891).
Glyniadakis (7-1, 280) split time last season between Roanoke and
Albuquerque of the NBA Development
League, and averaged 10.5 ppg, 4.8 rpg and 1.3 bpg (.535 FG%, .816 FT%) in 39
games (22 starts). The former Pistons draft pick (58th overall in 2003) played in training camp and preseason
with Detroit in 2005. He played in
Greece from 1998-2005.