by: Zach Klein Updated:
ATLANTA - Atlanta Hawks point guard Dennis Schröder was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge that stemmed from an incident that took place early Thursday morning in Brookhaven.
Channel 2’s Sports Director Zach Klein received the following statement from the Atlanta Hawks organization.
“We are aware of an incident involving Dennis Schröder earlier this morning,” said senior Atlanta Hawks Senior Vice President of Public Relations Garin Narain. “We are still gathering information as it pertains to the situation, and out of respect for the legal process, we will have no further comment at this time.”
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Schröder played in 79 games for the Hawks last season, averaging 17.9 points and 6.3 assists in his first season as a starter. In the postseason last year, the German native averaged 24.7 points per game and 7.7 assists through six games.
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