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Austin Daye | Guard/Forward

Team: Atlanta Hawks
Age / DOB:  (26) / 6/5/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'11' / 220
College: Gonzaga
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Austin Daye will be on the inactive list for Game 1 against the Nets on Sunday.
Daye likely wouldn't have left the bench even if he were active, so there aren't any fantasy implications with this news. Apr 19 - 5:10 PM

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Austin Daye officially signed a two-year deal with the Hawks on Saturday.

Daye is averaging just 3.0 points and 1.4 boards for the Hawks in a limited role off the bench, so there are no fantasy implications here. Daye gives the Hawks some added depth, but it's safe to leave him on the wire in just about all leagues.
Apr 4 - 10:46 AM

Updating a previous report, Austin Daye is expected to sign a two-year contract with the Hawks on Saturday.

The deal will be for the remainder of this season, and next year. However, he's averaging just 3.0 points and 1.4 rebounds through 6.6 minutes of action with the Hawks this season, so he's not a fantasy option in any league.
Apr 3 - 2:01 PM

The Hawks are reportedly expected to sign Austin Daye for the remainder of the 2014-15 season.

Daye will provide the Hawks with some emergency backcourt depth, but with averages of just 3.0 points and 1.4 rebounds per game with Atlanta, he's a non-option in all fantasy leagues. Leave him on the wire.
Apr 3 - 12:58 PM

Austin Daye has officially been signed to a second 10-day contract on Wednesday.

He has seen just nine minutes of action in two appearances for the Hawks, and there is no indication that his role will grow in the near future. Leave Daye on the wire.
Mar 25 - 10:06 AM

The Atlanta Hawks will sign Austin Daye to a second 10-day contract on Wednesday.

Daye has played just nine total minutes in two games with the Hawks, so this move is purely for bench-depth purposes. While Daye could get some run with Mike Scott (toe) out, his fantasy value is limited to the deepest of leagues.
Mar 24 - 1:32 PM

The Hawks have signed G/F Austin Daye to a 10-day contract on Sunday.

The Hawks will be without Mike Scott (toe) for at least a month, so Daye cold potentially carve out a decent role off the bench for the Hawks. That being said, Daye probably won't see big minutes right out of the gate, meaning owners in deeper leagues should use a wait-and-see approach.
Mar 15 - 1:06 PM

The Hawks are reportedly planning on signing G/F Austin Daye out of the NBA D-League.

The Hawks recently lost Mike Scott to a toe injury and let Jarell Eddie's 10-day contract expire, so they could use the added depth. That being said, Daye likely wouldn't be in the rotation in Atlanta right out of the gate, so there is no need to look his way in most leagues. Daye will reportedly sign the contract on Sunday, so we will let you know when the deal becomes official.
Mar 14 - 11:37 AM

Austin Daye will play for the Erie Bayhawks in the D-League.

It's a Magic affiliate and Daye will likely wind up on a 10-day deal with an NBA club at some point this season. Fantasy owners can keep him on the wire.
Feb 16 - 8:37 PM

The Spurs have waived Austin Daye on Saturday in order to make room for JaMychal Green.

Daye has only averaged 10.3 minutes per game this season, and the Spurs probably just wanted to get a good look at Green after his impressive showings for the Austin Spurs in the NBA D-League. Daye can be cut across the board while Green will have a lot of work to do before popping up on the radar in most leagues.
Jan 17 - 12:05 PM

Austin Daye followed up Saturday's double-double with a mere five points and two rebounds in another start for the short-handed Spurs on Tuesday.

Kawhi Leonard (hand) and Marco Belinelli (groin) were both unavailable, yet Daye played only seven minutes before ceding the court to Cory Joseph, Manu Ginobili and other reserves. Daye's flash-in-the-pan production is meaningless on a season-long basis, and fantasy owners are better off ignoring his rare outbursts.
Jan 13 - 9:46 PM

Austin Daye had one of his patented out-of-nowhere games against the Wolves on Saturday with 22 points, 10 rebounds, one assist, one steal and four 3-pointers in 36 minutes.

He has one of these games just about every year, and almost every time he comes back with nothing the next time out. Daye did not play in any of his previous four games, so this is one of his more surprising big games. This is Gregg Popovich at his finest.
Jan 11 - 1:50 AM

Austin Daye double-doubled against the Wolves on Friday with 13 points, 11 boards, three assists and three 3-pointers in 26 minutes.

He actually handled the ball a lot down the stretch thanks to garbage time and Cory Joseph (ankle) going down. The Spurs will likely work Manu GInobili in as the point guard behind Tony Parker for as long as Joseph is out. There's little reason to add Daye in anything but an extremely deep league.
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 11:49:00 PM

Austin Daye started at center in Friday's loss to the Suns, and he managed six points on 2-of-7 shooting with two rebounds, two assists, two steals and two threes in 19 minutes.

You read that right, center. Pop could get away with that against a smaller Suns squad and Daye will need to do this and more many times before we pay any attention.
Sat, Nov 1, 2014 01:22:00 AM

Austin Daye is starting for Boris Diaw on Friday against the Suns.

Pop is doing his thing early and it looks like he's preparing for a track meet to start the game. Daye is still nowhere near close to being a fantasy option and probably won't be seeing more than 20 minutes.
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 09:24:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Jeff Teague
2Dennis Schroder
3Shelvin Mack
SG1Kyle Korver
2Thabo Sefolosha
3John Jenkins
4Austin Daye
SF1DeMarre Carroll
2Kent Bazemore
PF1Paul Millsap
2Mike Scott
C1Al Horford
2Pero Antic
3Elton Brand
4Mike Muscala