The Atlanta Hawks have exercised the third-year (2014-‘15) option on the contract of John Jenkins.
As a rookie last season, Jenkins averaged 6.1 points and 1.5 rebounds in 14.8 minutes (.446 FG%, .384 3FG%, .843 FT%), playing in 61 games (two starts).
He ranked fifth among all rookies in three-point percentage, was tied for 18th in scoring and tied for 19th in assists per...
John Jenkins will not make the Atlanta Hawks' preseason road trip to face the Miami Heat and Charlotte Bobcats because of lower back spasms.
Mike Budenholzer said the decision was made as a precaution.
Jenkins believes the injury had started in summer league in July, but he felt 100 percent heading into camp.
"We are just being extra cautious and making sure we keep him...
It may be the playoffs but that doesn’t mean the rookie hazing stops. Prior to the Hawks elimination game (Game 6) in Atlanta Friday, the team loaded Mike Scott and John Jenkins’ cars with popcorn – which has been done repeatedly this season to rookies around the NBA.
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...
Jenkins is emerging as a viable contributor for the Hawks, rising on the team depth chart.
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...
Guard John Jenkins was recalled by the Atlanta Hawks from Bakersfield of the D-League, the NBA team announced Thursday. Jenkins, who was assigned to the Jam on Dec. 1, played two games in Bakersfield. He averaged 25.5 points and 3.5 rebounds a game, including a 29-point performance Tuesday night.
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...
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December 05, 2012
The Atlanta Hawks have assigned rookies John Jenkins and Mike Scott to their Bakersfield NBA Development League affiliate.
Neither first-year player has seen significant playing time.
Jenkins, a guard from Vanderbilt, has scored six points in 13 minutes. Jenkins was the team's first-round pick this year.
Scott, a forward from Virginia who was selected in the second round,...
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December 01, 2012
#15 - Atlanta Hawks2011/12 Record: 40-26, lost Eastern Conference First Round2012/13 Projected Record: 42-40 playoffs
Key Additions:Devin Harris - Point GuardLou Williams - Shooting GuardJohn Jenkins - Shooting GuardAnthony Morrow - Small ForwardKyle Korver - Small ForwardAnthony Tolliver - Power ForwardKey Departures:Joe Johnson - Shooting GuardMarvin Williams - Small...