ATLANTA – The Atlanta Hawks have signed Chipley, Florida native, Trent Forrest to a two-way contract, the team announced today. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Forrest spent last season as a two-way player with the Hawks, appearing in 23 games (three starts) and averaging 2.3 points, 1.7 assists and 1.6 rebounds in 12.0 minutes.

In his three-year career (including time with Utah from 2020-22), the 6-4 guard has averaged 3.0 points, 1.7 assists and 1.6 rebounds in 11.9 minutes, playing in 113 games (nine starting assignments).


The guard was selected to the 2019-20 All-ACC Second Team and All-ACC Defensive Team, while garnering All-ACC Academic Team honors in each year at Florida State (2017-20).

The Atlanta Hawks will open the home portion of the 2023-24 season on Friday, Oct. 27 at State Farm Arena, hosting the New York Knicks (7:30 p.m.) on Opening Night Presented by State Farm

Atlanta starts the regular season two nights earlier at Charlotte (7 p.m.) against No. 2 overall pick Brandon Miller and the Hornets in a Southeast Division matchup.

Following the road opener at Charlotte, Atlanta hosts three-of-four matchups at home; against New York (Oct. 27), Minnesota (Oct. 30) and Washington (Nov. 1).


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