ATLANTA -- The three new pieces the Atlanta Hawks added via the NBA Draft were together for the first time Saturday afternoon.

General manager Danny Ferry and new head coach Mike Budenholzer welcomed Lucas Nogueira, Dennis Schroeder and Mike Muscala to their new home at Philips Arena as the three were introduced to the media.

"We're very excited to welcome these young men into the Hawks program," Ferry said.
"Excited to have these guys, a point guard and two big guys here that can hopefully be a big part of what we do moving forward."

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Of the trio, Schroeder was the only pick the Hawks made themselves. Both Nogueira and Muscala came to Atlanta thanks to a trade with the Dallas Mavericks for the No. 18 pick, Shane Larkin.
Schroeder, a 6-foot-1 point guard, has been playing professionally in Germany since 2009-10. In 31 games this season, as a member of the New Yorker Phantoms Braunschweig, he has averaged 11.9 points and 3.3 assists in 25 minutes per game.

The 7-foot Brazilian center, Nogueira, averaged 5.4 points, 3.3 rebounds, 1.1 blocks and 13 minutes in 32 games with Asefa Estudiantes Madrid in the Spanish ACB League last season.

The lone American of the Hawks' 2013 draft, Muscala is a native of St. Louis Park, Minnesota. The 6-foot-11 forward was a four-year letterman at Bucknell, finishing his career as the school's all-time leading scorer with 2,036 points and in second in rebounds and blocks with 1,093 and 271. In his senior year, Muscala was named the Patriot League Player of the Years as well as Defensive Player of the Year.

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