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College Park Skyhawks announce additional game to schedule with G League Ignite team

The team opens up its season on Nov. 5.

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. — The College Park Skyhawks announced an additional game to their 2021-22 schedule this week, with the team set to host the G League Ignite squad in January.

The G League Ignite team is a specialized roster for NBA prospects who aren't yet eligible for the draft and a selection of veteran players who help mentor them. The team featured lottery picks last year including No. 2 pick Jalen Green and No. 7 pick Jonathan Kuminga.

The Skyhawks will host G League Ignite on Jan. 21 at Gateway Center Arena @ College Park.

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The team last month announced their schedule for the coming season, which will be their first return to action since the beginning of the pandemic.

The last time the Hawks' G League affiliate played was March 11, 2020, before the pandemic interrupted the season. The Skyhawks were then among a handful of teams that opted out of the 2021-22 season.