Calderon is in his 12th NBA season and has played for the Raptors, Pistons, Mavericks, Knicks and Lakers. He appeared in 24 games for the Lakers this season and averaged 3.3 points, 2.1 assists and 1.7 rebounds in 12.2 minutes. Calderon has career averages of 9.7 points, 6.3 assists and 2.6 rebounds in 28.3 minutes over 772 career games, including 557 starts.
Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said recently that the Hawks intended to fill the open roster spot with a true point guard and not a combo-guard. The Hawks have starter Dennis Schroder and backup Malcolm Delaney at the position.
The Hawks’ next game after he clears waivers is Sunday afternoon against the Pacers.