The Hawks made three minor roster moves Thursdsay, moving reserve point guard Shelvin Mack to the Jazz and acquiring guard Kirk Hinrich from the Bulls, according to several people familiar with the situation. The Hawks’ Justin Holiday was dealt to the Bulls as part of a three-way deal between the three teams.
Mack has played sparingly this season. He has appeared in just 24 games and averaged 3.9 points and 1.6 assists in 7.5 minutes per game. He was behind Jeff Teague and Dennis Schroder in the point guard rotation. Mack took part in the Hawks’ practice Thursday that ended around noon. The trade was agreed upon shortly after the workout ended.
Mack, 31, will be reunited with Quin Snyder with the Jazz. Snyder was an assistant with the Hawks for one season before taking over the Jazz before last season. He will also be reunited with former Butler teammate Gordon Heyward.
Mack has appeared in 247 NBA games with the Wizards, 76ers and Hawks. Mack has been with the Hawks since the 2012-13 season. For the Hawks, Mack appeared in 172 games over four seasons and averaged 6.0 points, 3.0 assists and 1.7 rebounds. He signed a three-year, $7.3 million deal with the Hawks in 2014.
It will be Hinrich’s second tour of duty with the Hawks. He played here in the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons. Hinrich, 35, has played 35 games for the Bulls this season and averaged 3.8 points, 1.7 assists and 1.7 rebounds in 15.9 minutes per game. Hinrich was been with the Bulls, his secord tour with them, since leaving the Hawks.