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Dennis Schroder | Guard | #17

Team: Atlanta Hawks
Age / DOB:  (22) / 9/15/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 172
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (17) / ATL
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Dennis Schroder will not play for Team Germany this summer.
Schroder will enter the 2016-17 season as Atlanta's starting point guard, so it sounds like he'll use the time he has during the offseason to make sure he's fresh and fully prepared for taking on a much larger role in Atlanta. Through six starts last season, Schroder posted averages of 13.7 points, 3.8 boards, 5.5 assists, 0.8 steals and 1.5 triples on 38.8 percent shooting. He'll be a high-upside guy to take towards the later rounds on draft day. Jul 27 - 10:07 AM

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The Hawks are "planning to negotiate" a potential contract extension with Dennis Schroder, sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.

With Jeff Teague having been moved to the Pacers, the runway is clear for Dennis "The Jet" Schroder to take off. In other words: Nintendo DS is about to be lit. Schroder has no real current competition for playing time at the position, though Atlanta should be expected to sign a veteran backup to serve behind their new starter. Schroder is a per-minute monster, averaging 19.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 7.8 assists, 1.6 steals, 1.7 3PM and 4.1 turnovers per 36 minutes during the 2015-16 campaign.
Jun 27 - 9:08 AM

Dennis Schroder is expected to see a big bump in playing time with Jeff Teague traded to the Pacers.

With Teague gone and the Hawks only getting the No. 12 pick back, Schroder should be looking at minutes in the upper 30s. Plus, this move makes it slightly less likely Al Horford is returning. Schroder put up a 31.6 usage rate in the postseason and was heavily involved while he was out there. In his six starts during the season, Schroder averaged 13.7 points, 3.8 boards, 5.5 assists, 0.8 steals and 1.5 treys on 38.8 percent from the field. He's not a great shooter, but Schroder should post huge stats for DFS and points leagues.
Jun 22 - 2:37 PM

Dennis Schroder will play for Germany this summer in the Eurobasket qualifiers.

On top of the extra work this summer, Schroder has a chance for a bigger role with the Hawks next year. The Hawks and 76ers are reportedly discussing a deal centered around Nerlens Noel and Jeff Teague. Schroder is a bit of a bull in a china shop, so he'll have to adapt to being less of a mistake-prone guard.
Source: Euro Hoops
Jun 8 - 3:41 PM

Dennis Schroder said that he wants to come back stronger next season, and he'll be spending time this offseason working to become a better finisher at the rim.

"I'll try to be stronger next year and dunk some more balls," Schroder said. "I've got to be better finishing at the rim." Schroder also confirmed that he will be playing for the German National Team again this offseason, as he tries to help the team qualify for the European Championship. Schroder's fantasy value next year will hinder on what happens with Jeff Teague, but if Teague ends up getting traded, Schroder would make for an intriguing late-round gamble in standard leagues.
Source: NBA.com
May 25 - 11:50 AM

Dennis Schroder expressed his desire to be a starting point guard in the future.

While Jeff Teague is still standing in his way, he is also entering the last year of his contract and a trade would open the door for Schorder to start. "In the future, I want to be a starting point guard," Schroder said. "Everybody knows it. But I’m in the situation I was this year, I was fine with it. I played my minutes and I just tried to get better. When the coaching staff and everybody decides I get the team, I’m going to be ready for it." We'll keep an eye on this situation, but Schroder's fantasy value will see a huge boost if Teague is traded.
May 12 - 10:24 AM

Dennis Schroder is expected to play for the German national team this summer.

Schroder confirmed the expected during his exit interview. He also added that he'd like to be a starting point guard, but said that "when it comes, it comes." Unless Jeff Teague is jettisoned elsewhere, Schroder can't be expected to be an exciting fantasy asset next season. If Teague does wind up with a new team, Schroder's fantasy stock will skyrocket.
May 9 - 1:01 PM

Dennis Schroder was solid off the Hawks bench during Sunday's Game 4 loss to the Cavs, going 10-of-18 from the field on his way to 21 points, six assists, three boards, one 3-pointer, one block, two steals and two turnovers in 26 minutes.

Schroder was the point guard on the floor during crunch time and he was arguably the better point guard for Atlanta through their second-round series. It’ll be interesting to see what the Hawks do with their point guard situation this offseason, but if Schroder remains a reserve to Jeff Teague when the 2016-17 season kicks off, he won’t be worth much more than a late-round flier in standard leagues.
May 8 - 6:46 PM

Dennis Schroder played just 12 minutes against the Cavs on Friday, scoring eight points with two rebounds, four assists, two 3-pointers and two turnovers.

Jeff Teague played his best game of the series by far, so coach Mike Budenholzer went with his starter. Schroder still put up some decent stats in the limited playing time, which has been his calling card. He'll be risky the rest of the way.
May 6 - 9:44 PM

Dennis Schroder logged just 18 minutes off the bench on Wednesday, posting 10 points on 4-of-4 shooting with two rebounds, two assists and one turnover.

Schroder led the Hawks' comeback charge in Game 1 of the series but he never got the chance tonight, as Atlanta found themselves on the wrong side of a history-making 3-point barrage. There was no defense for many of the Cavs' 3-point makes in the first half, particularly from J.R. Smith, but the Hawks clearly need to adjust their defensive approach for Game 3. Expect a better showing from Schroder, Teague and Co. at home on Friday.
May 4 - 10:41 PM

Dennis Schroder scored a playoff career-high 27 points against the Cavs on Monday, adding three rebounds, six assists, five 3-pointers and five turnovers in 29 minutes.

Coach Mike Budenholzer went with Schroder in the fourth quarter due to his strong shooting in the first three quarters, but it kind of backfired. Schroder is one of the most Jekyll and Hyde players in the NBA due to how careless he can be at times. He likely won't play this much in Game 2 on Wednesday.
May 2 - 10:02 PM

Dennis Schroder (ankle) will be ready to go for Game 5 on Tuesday, according to head coach Mike Budenholzer.

Schroder is dealing with a balky ankle, but isn't in danger of missing Tuesday night's Game 5 against the Celtics. He had a bit of a letdown in Game 4 with just seven points and is a risky DFS play as long as Jeff Teague is healthy.
Apr 26 - 11:54 AM

Dennis Schroder (ankle) is probable for Tuesday against the Celtics.

He may not be 100 percent, but Schroder should be out there for Game 5. He cooled off in Game 4 with just seven points after a 20-point Game 3.
Apr 25 - 5:14 PM

Dennis Schroder shot just 3-of-13 from the field to finish Game 4 with seven points, four rebounds, two assists, one steal and one 3-pointer in 20 minutes.

He's become a villain for Celtics' fans and coach Mike Budenholzer cautioned before the game that Schroder is learning how to "be ultra-competitive but always be ultra-classy and ultra-professional." He conceded that he needs to give Schroder "a little leash," but there's no reason to think his role will blossom while Jeff Teague is healthy.
Apr 24 - 9:20 PM

Dennis Schroder (ankle) is probable for Sunday.

He'll be out there. If a player is less than 100 percent, the Hawks tend to throw him on the injury report as probable. Schroder scored a playoff career-high 20 points in Game 3, so he's good to go.
Apr 23 - 5:08 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Dennis Schroder
2Jarrett Jack
3Malcolm Delaney
SG1Kyle Korver
2Tim Hardaway Jr.
SF1Kent Bazemore
2Thabo Sefolosha
3Taurean Prince
4DeAndre Bembry
PF1Paul Millsap
2Mike Scott
3Mike Muscala
4Kris Humphries
C1Dwight Howard
2Tiago Splitter
3Walter Tavares