Barron was waived by Atlanta Saturday, Chris Vivlamore of AJC.com reports. Barron played 16 games for the Suns last season, averaging 2.0 points, 1.8 rebounds, and 0.1 blocks in 8.9 minutes per game. The center played 29 minutes over four games with the hawks this season scoring eight points and grabbing nine rebounds. At 34 years-old, it may be difficult for the veteran to crack another roster.
Barron signed a training camp deal with the Hawks on Friday, Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports reports.The Hawks had an opening on their roster following the retirement of Jason Richardson, so Barron will get a chance to show if he's got anything left in the tank. The 34-year-old center played in 16 games with the Suns last season after playing on multiple 10-day contracts, finishing with averages of 2.0 points, 1.8 rebounds, 0.3 assists and 0.1 blocks over nine minutes per game. With Al Horford, Tiago Splitter and Mike Muscala all ahead of him on the depth chart, Barron may have a tough time making the final roster. Even if he makes the team, he likely won't have much of a fantasy impact.
The Suns announced through their team website Friday they have signed center Earl Barron for the remainder of the season. Barron has signed two 10-day contracts with the Suns this season, and the eight-year veteran has appeared in eight games for the club, averaging 1.1 points.
The Suns have signed power forward Earl Barron for the remainder of the season, RealGM.com reports. Barron has scored nine points on 3 of 10 shooting while playing 45 minutes over eight appearances.
Suns center Alex Len will miss Saturday's game against the Cavaliers while dealing with an ankle injury, reports AZCentral.com. Len, who is averaging 6.4 points and 6.5 rebounds per game, tried to test the ankle in pregame warmups, but it was later determined to keep the big man sidelined. Earl Barron will likely draw the start in his place.
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