Hawks request waivers on reserve guard Isaiah Taylor

ABS-CBN Sports on Jul 01, 2018 07:22 AM
Hawks request waivers on reserve guard Isaiah Taylor
Isaiah Taylor NBA file photo

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on reserve guard Isaiah Taylor.

Taylor, signed to a two-year contract last October, started nine of his 67 games last season. He averaged 6.6 points and 3.1 assists in 17.4 minutes.

Taylor appeared to be in the Hawks' rebuilding plans. He sat alongside teammates Kent Bazemore, DeAndre Bembry and Mike Muscala at a news conference last month to announce the hiring of new coach Lloyd Pierce.

But the Hawks decided Taylor was too expensive to keep. He was due $300,000 of his $1.5 million salary if still on the roster after Saturday (Sunday, PHL time).

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