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Hawks sign former Mount Saint Joseph star Jaylen Adams to multiyear deal

Hawks sign former Mount Saint Joseph star Jaylen Adams to multiyear deal

Atlanta Hawks guard Jaylen Adams, originally signed to a two-way contract in the offseason, has agreed to a new full NBA deal.

Adams, a Mount Saint Joseph graduate, signed the multiyear contract, announced by the team Wednesday, after averaging 1.3 points in 10 games with the Hawks. He is moving into a more prominent role after Atlanta waived veteran Jeremy Lin on Feb. 11. Lin signed with the Toronto Raptors.

The 6-foot-2 Adams, who played in college at St. Bonaventure, averaged 15.8 points and 6.3 assists in 19 starts with the Erie BayHawks in the NBA G League.

As a senior at St. Bonaventure, Adams averaged 19.1 points, 5.2 assists,...

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