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JOHN JENKINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hawks Decline John Jenkins' Fourth-Year Rookie Option

The Atlanta Hawks have decided to allow John Jenkins to become an unrestricted free agent next offseason, declining his fourth-year rookie option, league sources told RealGM.Jenkins, Atlanta’s 23rd overall draft pick in 2012, has averaged 5.6 points and 1.6 rebounds in two seasons with the franchise. After contributing as a reserve in his rookie year, Jenkins missed most of last...
Via RealGM
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hottest Players in the Preseason: John Jenkins

John Jenkins is going to really have to impress the coaching staff if he plans on earning minutes this season.  He is stuck in at a position that features Kyle Korver, Thabo Sefolosha, and Kent Bazemore for the Hawks, which means it will be troublesome for him finding minutes.  Jenkins has turned a few eyes the past few seasons when he gets enough minutes to do so, but like the...
Via TopSportsReport
16 days ago  |  Discuss

John Jenkins, Hawks hold off Pelicans

ATLANTA (AP) -- John Jenkins scored 13 points, making a 3-pointer with less than 2 minutes remaining to help stop New Orleans' comeback, and Atlanta beat the Pelicans 93-87 on Monday night in the Hawks' preseason opener. Ryan Anderson had 14 points for the Pelicans, who trailed 78-63 after three periods before trimming the deficit to 86-83. Jrue Holiday had 13 points and...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' Jenkins out for season following back surgery

Hawks guard John Jenkins' sophomore season barely got off the ground, if at all, before he was sidelined with a lower back injury after just 13 games. On Monday, a team announcement officially concluded the campaign: Jenkins underwent successful surgery on his lower back Monday morning and will miss the remainder of the season for rehabilitation and rest. The procedure was performed...
Via Fox Sports South
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' Jenkins finding rhythm as a rookie

ATLANTA -- The Hawks have two games in two days starting on Tuesday, with coach Larry Drew currently viewing Devin Harris and center Zaza Pachulia as doubtful for the first game at Indiana. As a result, when it comes to the depleted backcourt, Drew might have to lean more on rookie guard John Jenkins, the team's first-round pick in 2012. The veteran point guard Harris has...
Via Fox Sports South
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

John Jenkins Rising On Hawks' Depth Chart

Jenkins is emerging as a viable contributor for the Hawks, rising on the team depth chart.
Via RealGM
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawks, Jenkins, hope D-League trip benefits

ATLANTA John Jenkins said every rookie thinks that the NBA will be just like college that his college prowess will instantly translate into pro stardom. Then they bump up against reality. Jenkins, the Hawks first-round pick in this years NBA Draft, has seen playing time hard to come by and thats why the team sent him to the NBA Development League for two games earlier this week...
Via Fox Sports South
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Hawks recall rookie John Jenkins from NBADL

The Atlanta Hawks have recalled rookie guard John Jenkins from their Bakersfield NBA Development League affiliate, and he is with the team for Wednesday night's game against Denver. The Hawks need Jenkins for depth with guard Kyle Korver unavailable against the Nuggets. Korver is with his wife, who is expecting the couple's first child. Jenkins averaged 25.5 points in two...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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