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Atlanta Hawks | #24 | Forward-Center

Bruno

Fernando

PPG

1.5

RPG

2.4

APG

0.3

PIE

6.9

6'9" | 240lb | 22 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Acquired by the Hawks on July 7, 2019 from Philadelphia, in exchange for the draft rights to Jordan Bone and two second-round picks • Originally selected by the Sixers in the second round (34th overall) of the 2019 NBA Draft as an early-entry candidate.

BEFORE NBA

In two seasons at Maryland, played in 64 games (53 starts) and averaged 12.0 ppg, 8.7 rpg and 1.6 bpg in 26.4 mpg (conference-best .595 FG%, .763 FT%) • Named First Team All-Big Ten and All-B1G Defensive Team as a sophomore in 2018-19, averaging 13.6 ppg, 10.6 rpg and 1.9 bpg in 30.0 minutes (.607 FG%, .779 FT%) in 34 games (33 starts) for the Terps • Ranked second in the ACC in field-goal percentage and ninth in scoring • As a freshman in 2017-18, named to Big Ten All-Freshman team, compiling 10.3 ppg, 6.5 rpg and 1.2 bpg in 22.4 mpg (.578 FG%, .740 FT%) • Two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week honoree • Finished sixth in the Big Ten in FG%.

PERSONAL LIFE

Son of Bernardo Fernando and Natalia David • One of eight children, has four brothers and three sisters • Led the Angolan U-18 National Team to the Afrobasket title • Unanimous four-star recruit • Enjoys video games and dancing • Favorite all-time NBA player is Kevin Garnett