Hawks Sign Anthony Grundy
HAWKS SIGN ANTHONY GRUNDY TO 10-DAY CONTRACT
Guard is 2nd Leading Scorer in NBA Development League
ATLANTA, GA (March 27, 2006) -- The Atlanta Hawks today
signed guard Anthony Grundy to a 10-day contract, according to Executive Vice
President/General Manager Billy Knight. The 6-foot-3 guard has started 44 games
this season for the Roanoke Dazzle of the NBA Development League.
Averaging 23.0 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 4.4 apg and 2.5 spg in 39.8 mpg, Grundy is among
the D-League leaders in virtually every offensive category. He ranks first in
the league in three-pointers made and attempted, field goals made and attempted,
steals and minutes. Additionally, he places second in scoring and free throws
made, and third in efficiency rating (20.55). Earlier today, Grundy was named to
the 2005-06 All-NBA Development League First Team as voted on by the league's
Grundy spent this year's training camp and preseason with the Hawks, before
being waived on October 27. The North Carolina State product (2002) has also
seen professional action in Israel, the World Basketball Association (where he
was named Defensive Player of the Year) and the Continental Basketball
He enjoyed a solid four-year career with the Wolfpack, finishing eighth in
school history in scoring (1,641), second in steals (239), fifth in
three-pointers made (164) and eighth in assists (356). He was the first player
in school history to compile 1,500 points, 500 rebounds, 300 assists and 200
steals in a career. He was named Honorable Mention All-America by the Associated
Press and First Team All-ACC as a senior.
Grundy will wear uniform No. 16 with the Hawks.