Hawks sign Powell for inside depth
Powell, from Riverdale High School in Atlanta, averaged 2.7 points in 63 games with the Lakers last season.
Powell was not drafted out of North Carolina State in 2003 and played in Europe before joining the Dallas Mavericks in 2005. He also played with the Golden State Warriors, Indiana Pacers and Los Angeles Clippers. He started 25 games with the Clippers in the 2007-08 season.