Cartier Martin will remain in an Atlanta Hawks uniform for at least 10 more days after the team signed him to a second 10-day contract on Tuesday. The move was confirmed by an official release by the team and Martin is expected to be in uniform for Tuesday night's matchup against the Chicago Bulls.
This 10-day contract will coincide with the NBA Trade Deadline which will provide the Hawks with a open roster spot to work with. League rules state that if Atlanta wants to keep Martin beyond his second 10-day deal then they must sign him for the remainder of the season.
Martin was signed by Atlanta during training camp and earned a roster spot. He was let go in January prior to his contract becoming fully guaranteed. He signed a pair of 10-day deals with the Bulls where he appeared in six games. Martin has played in 27 games with the Hawks and is averaging 6.6 points and 2.0 rebounds while shooting 41 percent from the field.
Update: Mike Budenholzer comments on signing Cartier Martin:
"He can space the court and make shots. He's been with us for most of the season, so he's helped us." - Coach Bud on re-signing Cartier— Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) February 11, 2014
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