The Atlanta Hawks have signed forward A.J. Lawson. Lawson went undrafted out of South Carolina at the 2021 NBA Draft. It's expected that Lawson signed a partial or non-guaranteed, training camp contract with Atlanta.

As a junior at South Carolina, Lawson averaged 16.6 points per game. He started Summer League with the Miami Heat, before moving to the Hawks for Las Vegas Summer League. Lawson averaged 4.5 points and four rebounds per game for Atlanta in Las Vegas.