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Dewayne Dedmon will be remaining with the Atlanta Hawks, unless he’s traded.
The 7-foot center exercised his $7.2 million player option for the 2018-19 season with the team, according to a report by Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports.
Hawks center Dewayne Dedmon has exercised his $7.2M player option for next season, league sources tell Yahoo.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 21, 2018
Dedmon averaged 10 points, 7.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 62 games (46 starts) for the Hawks last season. He signed a two-year, $14 million deal with Atlanta last summer.
He joined Atlanta last season after a solid 2016-17 season with the San Antonio Spurs. In 286 games in his career, Dedmon has averaged 5.5 points and 5.7 boards a game.