Atlanta Hawks center Dewayne Dedmon has exercised his $7.2 million player option for 2018-19, according to a report from Yahoo! Sports late Wednesday night.
Dedmon, who turns 29 in August, averaged career highs of 10.0 points, 7.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 62 games (46 starts) last season.
Dedmon, who joined the league undrafted out of the University of Southern California, has played for five teams in his five NBA seasons. He appeared in a career-high 76 games with the San Antonio Spurs in 2016-17.
Dedmon has averaged 5.5 points and 5.7 rebounds per game for his career.
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