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NBA: Hawks’ Bogdan Bogdanovic, 2 others enter protocols

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Atlanta Hawks guards Bogdan Bogdanovic and Malik Ellison and center Gorgui Dieng entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols on Tuesday, boosting the team’s total to 13 players on the list.

The trio joins John Collins, Sharife Cooper, Danilo Gallinari, Kevin Huerter, Wes Iwundu, Jalen Johnson, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, Onyeka Okongwu, Lou Williams and Delon Wright.

Bogdanovic, 29, is averaging 11.7 points and 3.6 rebounds in 24 games (22 starts) this season.

Dieng, 31, has chipped in an average of 3.6 points and 3.3 rebounds in 28 games (one start) in 2021-22.

Ellison, 25, has yet to play in an NBA game in his career. He signed a 10-day contract on Saturday.

The Hawks on Tuesday announced the signing of forward Justin Tillman to a 10-day contract.

Tillman averaged 13.1 points and 7.5 rebounds in 14 games (nine starts) with Atlanta’s G League affiliate, the College Park Skyhawks.

–Field Level Media

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