Sources: Hawks guard Dennis Schroder was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge in early morning hours on Thursday in Atlanta suburb.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) September 29, 2017
Schroder has been released on bail, and Hawks are expected to issue a statement soon, sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) September 29, 2017
The Hawks released a statement Friday about Schroder's arrest.
"We are aware of an incident involving Dennis Schröder earlier this morning. 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."
Schroder, entering his fifth NBA season, signed a contract extension with the Hawks in 2016. Last season was the first year of his new deal. He averaged 17.9 points and 6.3 assists.