Cartier Martin Shines in Hawks Debut

Former K-State standout Cartier Martin scored 17 points off the bench in his Atlanta Hawks debut on Wednesday night, but the Dallas Mavericks won both teams’ season opener 118-109.

Martin, left, defends Dallas Mavericks guard Vince Carter (25)

Martin, left, defends Dallas Mavericks guard Vince Carter (25)

Martin made 4 out of 8 shots from the field, including three three pointers, and drained all six of his free throw attempts.  He also grabbed 2 rebounds, along with one assist and one steal.

The Hawks will make an appearance on national television on Wednesday, November 13th when they host the New York Knicks at 7:00pm central time on ESPN.

Meanwhile, former K-State all-American forward Michael Beasley did not get off the Miami bench for the second straight night, in what is his second stint with the Heat.

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