The Atlanta Hawks traded for Antwan Jamison on Thursday, but they had to waive Cartier Martin first to clear room for the trade. Martin was on the end of his second ten-day contract. There were reports stating that Jamison and the Hawks were likely to reach a buyout agreement, but there hasn’t been any official word yet.
According to Shams Charania of RealGM, the Hawks have signed Cartier Martin for the remainder of the season. This move likely means that Jamison will never wear a Hawks uniform. Martin was waived last month and was then picked up by the Bulls on a pair of 10-day contracts. The Hawks then brought him back for two more 10-day contracts before now signing him for the team’s final 29 games.
Martin provides some depth on the wing, and the Hawks use him at both the two and the three positions. He has averaged 6.7 points and 2.0 rebounds in 31 games for Atlanta this season, while also shooting 42 percent from beyond the arc, which is where his value is the highest.