Tahjere McCall Signs with the Atlanta Hawks
Friday, September 20, 2019
Tahjere McCall Signs with the Atlanta Hawks

NASHVILLE --- After a successful summer league run with the Atlanta Hawks, averaging 11.0 points, 7.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 2.5 steals in 31.0 minutes, the team has signed Tahjere McCall to the roster. 

McCall is the 20th and final member of the Hawks' training camp roster. NBA training camp begins in just seven days in Atlanta at the Emory Sports Medicine Complex. 

McCall joins Ray Spalding, Armoni Brooks and Marcus Derrickson in Atlanta’s camp, alongside the 14 rostered players and the club’s pair of two-way players.

The Philadelphia native played two seasons for the G-League's Long Island Nets, appearing in 70 games averaging 10.1 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.6 steals in 27.2 minutes per game. McCall got the call up to the big leauge as Brooklyn signed him to a 10-day contract in the middle of the 2018-19 season, where he scored four points and pulled down one rebound versus the Wizards. 

Over the course of his time at Tennessee State, McCall averaged 14.3 points, 5.1 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 2.8 steals in 32.1 minutes in blue and white, earning back-to-back OVC Defensive Player of the Year titles.