The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed center Jason Collins, according to executive vice president/general manager Rick Sund. Per team policy, the financial terms were not disclosed.
“We’re excited to welcome Jason back to the team,” said Hawks coach Larry Drew. “He’s a veteran presence in the locker room, and add experience depth to the frontcourt.”
Collins appeared in 24 games last season for the Hawks, averaging 0.7 points per game and 0.6 rebounds in 4.8 minutes per game.
The nine-year veteran has posted career averaged of 4.1 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game in 596 games with New Jersey, Memphis, Minnesota and Atlanta. He’s also appeared in 78 postseason contests in his career, including trips to the NBA Finals with the Nets in 2002 and 2003.