Former Reb David Huertas Working Out With Atlanta Hawks

ATLANTA - Former Rebel guard David Huertas has landed a spot on the summer league roster of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks and is participating in the Hawks' mini-camp this week.

Huertas, an All-Southeastern Conference second team pick after he scored 18.1 points per game for the Rebels in 2008-09, decided to forego his senior year and pursue a professional basketball career following the season. As a member of the Piratas de Quebradillas team in his native country of Puerto Rico, Huertas averaged 13.8 points and 4.2 rebounds during the recently completed regular season, and his team is currently in the midst of league playoffs.

The Hawks mini-camp at the Philips Arena practice court began Monday with an afternoon workout from 4-6 p.m. ET. Two-a-days are set for Tuesday and Wednesday from 10-12 noon and 4-6 p.m, with a single session scheduled for Thursday morning from 10-12 noon.

Other notable conference and Mid-South region players on the 16-player mini-camp roster include former Georgia Bulldog point guard Sundiata Gaines and former Memphis Tiger standout Shawn Taggart.


 

 

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