The Atlanta Hawks Jettisoned Jeff Teague to the Indiana Pacers, cementing Dennis Schroder as the lead dawg, at the point guard position.
The move was made so that Dennis Schroder could be their future, and ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that the team has agreed to sign Schroder to four-year, $70 million extension.
Dennis Schroder's deal with Atlanta is guaranteed for $62 million over the next four seasons, league sources say. Annual average of $15.5M
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) October 26, 2016
Schroder announced the news himself on Twitter:
— Dennis Schröder (@DennisMike93) October 26, 2016
The 17th pick in the 2013 draft — Schroder averaged 11 points, four assists and a steal last season while playing 20 minutes a game.