The move brings the Hawks roster back to 20 players and adds depth at the position depleted by injuries to starter Dennis Schroder and Jarrett Jack.
The 26-year-old Magette (pronounced Mah-jet) went undrafted out of Division II University of Alabama-Huntsville in 2012. He was the Gulf South Conference co-Player of the Year as a senior. The 6-foot-1, 160-pounder has spent the past four seasons playing in Europe in the Netherlands and Greece and for the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League. During the 2013-14 D-League season, Magette averaged 10.4 points, 3.5 rebounds, 6.9 assists and 1.9 steals in 52 games. He will wear No. 7.