Skyhawks Acquire Former Georgia State and NBA Guard R.J. Hunter

By Alli Ehrhardt | February 8, 2020

COLLEGE PARK, GA –The College Park Skyhawks have acquired guard R.J Hunter, the team announced today. Hunter (6’5”, Georgia State) participated in training camp and preseason with the Atlanta Hawks in 2018-19 before being waived on October 13, 2018. He was added to the Erie BayHawks roster before signing a two-way contract with the Boston Celtics and the Maine Red Claws on Jan. 10, 2019. 

Hunter most recently played forTürkTelekom of the Turkish Basketball Super League. In 22 games with the BayHawks in 2018-19, Hunter averaged 22.0 points, 5.7 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.0 blocks in 33.2 minutes per game. 

The former first-round pick of the Boston Celtics holds NBA career averages of 3.0 points and 1.0 rebounds in 8.8 minutes per game over the course of four seasons and 45 games with the Celtics, Chicago Bulls and Houston Rockets. Through four seasons in the G League, Hunter has put together career averages of 18.8 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.2 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.1 blocks in 31.6 minutes per game. 

The Skyhawks take on the Delaware Blue Coats at home tonight. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Gateway Center Arena @ College Park. For more information on the Skyhawks upcoming season and to register for updates, please visit CPSkyhawks.com. Stay up to date on team news by following @CPSkyhawks on Twitter and Instagram.