Tavares will rejoin the Hawks on Friday in advance of Game 3 against the Celtics, Chris Vivlamore of the Journal-Constitution reports. Tavares has been spending time with the Austin Spurs as they compete in the D-League postseason, but he'll return to the Hawks and is expected to be in uniform for Friday's Game 3. The big man is unlikely to play, however, as has been the case all season in what's been a developmental year for Tavares.
Tavares will remain with the Austin Toros throughout the D-League postseason, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Both Tavares and Lamar Patterson will remain in the D-League for as long as the Toros are alive. Austin enters the playoffs, which begin Tuesday, as the likely winner of their conference, meaning they'll face a Wild Card team in the first round. All rounds are best of three series, so Tavares and Patterson figures to remain away from the Hawks for another 7-10 days, at the minimum.
Tavares was reassigned to the D-League on Tuesday, KL Chouinard of Hawks.com reports. Tavares and Lamar Patterson will both head back to the Austin Spurs in time to suit up for Tuesday night's game against the Bakersfield Jam.
Tavares was recalled from the D-League's Bakersfield Jam on Friday, Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. In his most recent game with Bakersfield on Thursday, Tavares finished with 12 points (6-9 FG), seven rebounds and four blocked shots over 31 minutes. He'll now return to the Hawks' roster and act as emergency depth at center behind the likes of Al Horford and Mike Muscala.
Tavares was recalled from the D-League's Austin Spurs on Monday, Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Tavares' trip to the D-League lasted two games this time around, and he's now made 14 appearances on that circuit for the season. Over 12 games with Austin and two with the Canton Charge, Tavares is averaging 10.1 points, 9.6 rebounds, and 2.3 blocks in 21 minutes. He'll rejoin the Hawks to provide some emergency depth at center while they embark on a five-game road trip that begins Tuesday against the Warriors.
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