Hawks Request Waivers on Othello Hunter

HAWKS REQUEST WAIVERS ON OTHELLO HUNTER

ATLANTA, GA (January 5, 2010) -- The Atlanta Hawks today requested waivers on forward Othello Hunter, according to Executive Vice President/General Manager Rick Sund.

Hunter appeared in seven games this season, and averaged 1.6 ppg and 1.7 rpg in 4.7 mpg (.333 FG%, .750 FT%). He played in 16 games with Atlanta last season as a rookie, and had four playoff appearances.

Overall, in 23 career regular season games with the Hawks, Hunter compiled 1.4 ppg and 1.6 rpg in 5.4 mpg (.469 FG%, .333 FT%). Hunter, who was undrafted, played collegiately at Ohio State.