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Walter Tavares | Center | #22

Team: Atlanta Hawks
Age / DOB:  (24) / 3/22/1992
Ht / Wt:  7'3' / 265
Drafted: 2014 / Rd. 2 (13) / ATL
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Hawks assign C Walter Tavares to D-League.
Tavares won't be part of the Hawks rotation this season and can be ignored in all fantasy leagues. Mar 29 - 11:34 AM

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Hawks assign C Walter Tavares to the D-League.

Tavares has bounced between the D-League and the big club all season, and he's likely to continue doing so with Kris Humphries' arrival in Atlanta.
Mar 7 - 12:03 PM

The Hawks have assigned Walter Tavares to the D-League.

Tavares' chances of cracking the rotation in Atlanta took a major hit when they signed Kris Humphries. Leave him on the wire.
Mar 6 - 6:22 PM

The Hawks have recalled Walter Tavares from the D-League.

He isn't in the rotation right now and that may not change for the remainder of the season. It also doesn't help that they added Kris Humphries to the mix.
Mar 4 - 2:01 PM

The Hawks have re-assigned Walter Tavares to their D-League affiliate.

Tavares won't be a difference maker this season, but he's someone to consider stashing away in dynasty leagues.
Mar 2 - 7:30 PM

Hawks recall C Walter Tavares from the D-League.

Tavares is a very intriguing prospect at 7'3", and he could be in line to make a tangible impact as early as next season with Al Horford headed into free agency this summer.
Feb 29 - 12:02 PM

The Hawks have assigned Walter Tavares and Lamar Patterson to the D-League.

Even with the season-ending injury to Tiago Splitter (hip), Tavares still hasn't cracked the rotation in Atlanta.
Feb 26 - 1:02 PM

The Hawks recalled Walter Tavares from the D-League on Friday.

Even with the latest injury to Tiago Splitter (hip), Tavares still isn't in the rotation. Unless Al Horford is moved at the deadline, Tavares' role isn't about to change.
Feb 13 - 10:02 AM

Hawks assign C Walter Tavares to the D-League.

Tavares doesn't have a role with the Hawks despite Tiago Splitter's hip injury, an indication of "Edy's" current fantasy appeal.
Feb 8 - 11:56 AM

The Hawks have recalled Walter Tavares from the D-League.

He isn't in the rotation right now and won't be a fantasy asset with Al Horford and Tiago Splitter ahead of him on the depth chart.
Feb 1 - 6:12 PM

Walter Tavares' hip has healed and he is expected to be recalled from the D-League as soon as Sunday.

He had a minor hip injury that kept him out of Saturday's D-League game, but he has been deemed healthy. He does have great potential, but he won't be in the Hawks' rotation while Al Horford and Tiago Splitter are healthy.
Jan 31 - 11:58 AM

Walter Tavares tweaked his hip on Friday while playing in the D-League.

We're going to put him on the injury report, but he isn't in the rotation for the Hawks on a nightly basis. Tavares is an intriguing prospect, but he is just a stash in dynasty leagues until further notice.
Jan 30 - 10:15 AM

Hawks recall C Walter Tavares from the D-League.

Tavares has intriguing shot-blocking potential, but he's got work to do before he earns regular minutes in the rotation.
Source: Fox Sports
Jan 18 - 11:59 AM

Walter Tavares has been sent down for yet another D-League stint.

Tavares has the body to be a big time shot blocker in the NBA, but he's not going to be a factor in most leagues during his rookie season while the Hawks are healthy. Leave him on the wire.
Jan 13 - 6:02 PM

Walter Tavares notched four points, four rebounds and three blocks in a career-high 15 minutes of action vs. the Knicks on Sunday.

Tavares is built to block shots with a 7'9" wingspan and he should stick in the rotation with Tiago Splitter recovering from yet another calf injury. He's an intriguing handcuff for Al Horford in deep leagues, but most re-draft owners should monitor him from a distance.
Jan 3 - 9:50 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Jeff Teague
2Dennis Schroder
3Kirk Hinrich
SG1Kyle Korver
2Tim Hardaway Jr.
SF1Kent Bazemore
2Thabo Sefolosha
PF1Paul Millsap
2Mike Scott
3Mike Muscala
C1Al Horford
2Tiago Splitter