Meet the Hawks rookies

Lucas Nogueira

Pos.: Center

Height, weight: 7-0, 225

Age: 20

Team: Asefa Estudiantes Madrid (Spain)

Selected: No. 16 overall by Celtics, rights traded to Hawks via trade with Mavericks

General manager Danny Ferry said: Lucas has both a tremendous level of talent and charisma as well. He can do things athletically with his length, protecting around the rim and finishing around the rim. He has a good understanding of the game. A good basketball player. He’s a good teammate.

Dennis Schroeder

Pos.: Guard

Height, weight: 6-1, 168

Age: 19

Team: New Yorker Phantoms Braunschweig (Germany)

Selected: No. 17 overall

Ferry said: Dennis is tenacious, athletic, a good basketball player, highly competitive kid. I think he can have a very bright future in the NBA with hard work … . He can shoot the basketball at a good level. He can get in the lane and make plays for people.

Mike Muscala

Pos.: Center

Height/Weight: 6-11, 239

Age: 21 (Turns 22 on Monday)

School: Bucknell

Ferry said: Mike is a guy that we’ve come to like throughout the year. He has areas that he still needs to grow and develop, especially physically. … He is an excellent passer. He can rebound. He can shoot it. He plays very hard, gets up and down and runs the court.

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