Hawks GM releases statement on Schroderís status

NBA.com Global on Oct 17, 2017 07:35 AM
Hawks GM releases statement on Schroderís status
Atlanta Hawks' Dennis Schroder, of Germany, reacts after hitting a three-point basket in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Atlanta Hawks press release

General Manager and Head of Basketball Operations Travis Schlenk released the following statement Monday afternoon (Tuesday, PHL time):

“There is an ongoing investigation into the details of the incident involving Dennis Schröder that occurred on Sept. 29th. During this process, we plan to support Dennis as we would any of our players working through a situation.

However, from our preliminary findings, we are aware that Dennis was involved in a physical altercation. That behavior is unacceptable, will not be tolerated by the Hawks organization, and will result in discipline for Dennis at the appropriate time once the matter has been more fully developed through the law enforcement process and otherwise.

Dennis has accepted responsibility for his actions. He looks forward to learning from this incident and focusing on the season.”         


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