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Former Jazz Guard Trent Forrest Signs With Hawks

Aug 8, 2022, 2:02 PM | Updated: 2:05 pm
Utah Jazz guard Trent Forrest (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)...
Utah Jazz guard Trent Forrest (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former Utah Jazz guard Trent Forrest will have a new home when the 2022-23 NBA season opens next month.

Forrest who spent the last two seasons with the Jazz signed a two-way contract with the Atlanta Hawks, the team announced Monday.

“Official: We have signed guard (Trent Forrest) to a two-way contract!” the Hawks tweeted.

Forrest averaged 3.1 points, 1.7 assists, and 1.6 rebounds in 90 appearances with the Jazz including six career starts.

The guard shot 48 percent from the floor and 19 percent from the three-point line.

The defensive-minded guard worked his way into the Jazz rotation during his rookie season amid a slew of injuries to the Jazz backcourt and resigned with the team during the 2021 offseason on a second two-way deal.

Forrest had his two-way contract converted to a traditional deal on the last day of the regular season to make him eligible for the postseason. However, the guard never saw the floor in the Jazz first-round playoff loss to the Dallas Mavericks.

Despite his steady play when he was available, Forrest suffered two minor injuries that derailed his 2021-22 campaign with the Jazz.

First, the guard was diagnosed with a concussion after catching a stray elbow from Jazz teammate Rudy Gobert in the team’s March 29 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.

After missing three games, Forrest returned against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday but left the game due to a left foot sprain midway through the second quarter.

The Hawks have one of the most talented backcourts in the NBA after trading for San Antonio Spurs guard Dejounte Murray to pair with perennial All-Star Trae Young.

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