ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club has signed free agent Matt Costello, it was announced today by General Manager Wes Wilcox. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Costello, a four-year letterman at Michigan State, was an All-Big Ten selection (Second Team by the media and Third Team by the league’s coaches) as a senior after averaging 10.7 points, 8.2 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.2 blocks in 22.9 minutes in 35 games (.561 FG%, .752 FT%). He saw action in 138 career games for the Spartans (2012-16) and is the school’s all-time leader in blocked shots with 146.
The 6’9 Costello was a member of the Hawks’ entry in the 2016 Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, averaging 5.7 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.2 assists while playing in all six games.