Hawks sign first-rounder Schroder

Rookie first-round pick Dennis Schröder signed with the Atlanta Hawks, the team announced Thursday.

Schröder was selected by the Hawks in the first round (17th overall) of the 2013 NBA Draft.

A 6-foot-1 point guard from Germany, the 19-year-old played professionally in Germany starting in 2009.

He played for the New Yorker Phantoms Braunschweig in the country's top league, the Beko League, last season, and averaged 11.9 points, 3.3 assists and 2.5 rebounds in 24.7 minutes in 31 games.