Hawks claim Wallace off waivers from Nuggets

Free agent shooting guard Tyrone Wallace is headed to the Hawks.

The Atlanta Hawks have claimed shooting guard Tyrone Wallace off waivers from the Denver Nuggets, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Wallace, 25, is 6-foot-5 and was the Nuggets’ final cut before the season. He appeared in 79 games with the Los Angeles Clippers last season and averaged 3.5 points.

The Hawks now have 15 players on the roster. Wallace’s contract will become guaranteed Jan. 7.