The Atlanta Hawks have signed forward James Nunnally to a 10-day contract, it was announced Saturday by President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Danny Ferry.
In 19 starts with the Bakersfield Jam this season, Nunnally has averaged 18.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.0 assists in 33.6 minutes (.448 FG%, .415 3FG%, .853 FT%). Following this week’s NBA D-League Showcase in Reno, Nev., he was named to the All-Showcase first team by NBA scouts and basketball operations personnel.
Undrafted in 2012 out of UC Santa Barbara, he also played with the Jam last season, appearing in 49 contests (eight starts) and averaging 10.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 19.7 minutes (.430 FG%, .406 3FG%, .884 FT%). Nunnally was with the Phoenix Suns in training camp in 2013, and saw action in three preseason games.
As a senior at UC Santa Barbara in 2011-12, Nunnally put up 15.8 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 33.8 minutes (.458 FG percentage, .813 FT percentage).
Nunnally will wear uniform no. 2.
Atlanta’s roster now stands at 15.