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Atlanta Hawks' summer league roster has three guards with Maryland ties

The Atlanta Hawks are loading up with guards this offseason and three of them have ties to Maryland.

When the Hawks announced their summer league roster, we knew Kevin Huerter, a first-round pick in the NBA Draft would be on it. He’s not available to play because of a thumb injury, but the Hawks have two other guards who are either from Maryland or played for a school in the state.

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St. Bonaventure star Jaylen Adams signed a two-way contract with the Hawks the day after the draft.

The 6-foot-2 guard out of Mount Saint Joseph signed a two-way contract. Players on two-way contracts can spend up to 45 days in the NBA while spending the rest of the season in the developmental G League.

The Hawks also added 5-5 guard Junior Robinson from Mount St. Mary’s. Robinson helped lead the Mount to the 2107 NCAA Tournament and was named the Northeast Conference’s player of the year this past season.

Robinson went undrafted but recently signed with the Hawks, who drafted point guard Trae Young from Oklahoma and shooting guard Huerter in the first round of the NBA Draft.

The Hawks begin play Monday in the Utah Jazz Summer League in Salt Lake City.

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