Hawks Trade Scott to Suns for Akyol and Cash

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The Atlanta Hawks have traded power forward Mike Scott to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for center Cenk Akyol.

Scott, 28, has been in the NBA for 5 seasons, all with the Hawks. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 75 games and averaged 15.3 minutes per game, 6.2 points per game, 2.7 rebounds per game, 1.0 assist per game, 0.2 blocks per game, and 0.3 steals per game. He shot 46.8% from the field, 39.2% from 3-point range, and 79.4% from the free throw line.

This season, Scott has played in 18 games and averaged 10.8 minutes per game, 2.5 points per game, 2.1 rebounds per game, 0.9 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, and 0.2 steals per game. He is shooting 28.8% from the field, 14.8% from 3-point range, and 87.5% from the free throw line.

Over his 5-year NBA career, Scott has played in 281 games and averaged 15.4 minutes per game, 7.1 points per game, 3.0 rebounds per game, 0.9 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, and 0.3 steals per game. His career shooting percentages are 46.0% from the field, 33.6% from 3-point range, and 78.6% from the free throw line.

 

Akyol, 29, has never played in the NBA.

 

-Asher Fair