Luwawu-Cabarrot joins Atlanta

Free after two seasons spent in Brooklyn, Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot (26, 2.01m) signed a one-year unsecured contract with the Atlanta Hawks. This will force the French winger and recent Olympic finalist with the Blues to be convincing from the training camp of his new franchise.

« TLC » will have to prove itself. But not during the season, as it has been for the past two years, but right away. Free since the end of his adventure with the Nets where he notably had as a teammate the leader of the franchise from Brooklyn Kevin Durant, Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot (26 years old, 2.01 m) has found a base, and remains at the ‘East. Back with the silver medal around the neck of the Tokyo Olympics which saw the French international winger stumble on the last step on the United States, which the Blues had yet again beaten, during the phase of hens, the Cannois who had made himself known in Antibes, the club of his beginnings, signed a one-year contract in Atlanta, unfortunate finalist (4-2 defeat to Milwaukee, future champion) last season in the Eastern Conference after having sketched one of the former teams of « TLC » Philadelphia, one of the favorites, in the previous round.

Luwawu-Cabarrot has something to play for

Nevertheless, the contract with the Hawks of the former Chicago player, OKC and therefore of the Sixers is not guaranteed, teaches us the insider of The Athletic Chris Kirschner on Twitter. The Frenchman, little used by Brooklyn during the last play-offs, will therefore have to be convincing from the training camp of the Georgian franchise, in the same way that he will not have to relax the bridle during the preseason games that Atlanta, like other NBA franchises, will play with a roster reduced to fifteen elements, the two players under two-way contracts excepted. With the Hawks only having fourteen players under contract, Luwawu-Cabarrot, who was turning 6.4 points per game with the Nets last year in the regular season and coming out of a high-profile Olympic tournament, can still show up. optimistic. The ball is in his court.


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