Hawks fans, it's time to rejoice. Reinforcements are finally on the way.
It's been more than a month since Illawarra import Aaron Brooks tore his Achilles and was ruled out for the season. On Thursday, the club finally announced a replacement.
The Hawks have signed Darington Hobson for the remainder of the 2019/20 season. And club owner Simon Stratford has hinted that more players could be on the way.
Stratford took to Twitter on Thursday morning and wrote: "New player alert. 1 down 1 to go. Hope you all pack the WEC hawkheds (sic) to see these these men fly and climb the ladder."
Hobson, who played college basketball for the University of New Mexico Lobos, was a second round draft pick (37th overall) with the Milwaukee Bucks in 2010. He never played a game for the NBA club.
The 32-year-old has played in various leagues across the globe, including for Italian club Auxilium Torino in 2018. He has gained a reputation for being a versatile swingman.
The Hawks have not confirmed a date on when Hobson will join the team.
More to come.
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