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31 min ago | USA Today

Hawks' ownership feud uncovered Danny Ferry-Bruce Levenson racism scandal

Hawks' ownership feud uncovered Danny Ferry-Bruce Levenson racism scandal Michael Gearon Jr. never got along with GM Danny Ferry and disagreed with co-owner Bruce Levenson. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1u4jP6w Within the past year, Atlanta Hawks co-owner Michael Gearon Jr. approached fellow co-owner Bruce Levenson about selling the franchise, two people familiar with the situation told USA TODAY Sports.

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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

In this Dec. 22, 2010, file photo, Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson claps during an NBA basketball game between the Hawks and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Atlanta. A double dose of racially inflammatory comments by the Atlanta Hawks' leadership has created a a crisis that threatens to resonate on the court and in the stands.

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7 hrs ago | Peachtree Hoops

NBA 2K15: Atlanta Hawks player ratings, Mike Scott, Adreian Payne and more

We do the dirty work and round up all of the rankings released so far for the Atlanta Hawks. If you are like me, it doesn't really feel like the NBA is officially back until the latest installment of the NBA 2K Sports franchise is released.

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9 hrs ago | Hardwood Paroxysm

FIBA World Cup Wrap-up: Don't try Team USA with your sorry country

Yep, Team USA totally OWNED every country they played and came home with the gold medal in the 2014 FIBA World Cup. But we already knew that was going to happen and it did happen, so let's go back and take a look at how it happened.

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14 hrs ago | Peachtree Hoops

Atlanta Hawks to share D-League affiliate with 12 other teams

The NBA and the NBA Development League announced its affiliations for the 2014-15 season on Monday. The Atlanta Hawks are among 13 teams that will share the Fort Wayne Mad Ants this upcoming season.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

BleacherReport

Breaking Down Atlanta Hawks' Shooting Guard Position for 2014-15 Season

Last year's starter, Kyle Korver, is back for another season with the team. Korver's dead-eye three-point shooting ability will provide Atlanta's first string with the spacing necessary to run its offense well.

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Air Alamo

San Antonio Spurs Still in Pursuit of Gustavo Ayon

Feb 12, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Atlanta Hawks forward-center Gustavo Ayon carries the ball past Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas at the Air Canada Centre. Toronto defeated Atlanta 104-83.

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Peachtree Hoops

Jeff Teague, Kyle Korver among SI.com's Top 100 NBA Players

Each year, Sports Illustrated unveils their "top 100 players in the NBA", and on Monday, the 2014-2015 edition went live. While SI.com listed only players 100 through 51 in their initial post , there were two members of the Atlanta Hawks included, with both point guard Jeff Teague and swingman Kyle Korver garnering recognition.

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Business Journal

Carmelo Anthony: Nobody would want to play for Hawks

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony says racially charged comments attributed to Atlanta Hawks majority owner Bruce Levenson and General Manager Danny Ferry will keep NBA free agents from signing with Atlanta. " ain't nobody would want to go there," Anthony told reporters Saturday at his basketball camp in Manhattan, reports New York Daily News .

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Atlanta Hawks: 3 reasons Al Horford will be an All-Star

The Atlanta Hawks' season went slightly downhill last year when they lost center Al Horford , who is arguably the face of the franchise. Horford was undoubtedly the Hawks leader on and off the court.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Al Horford, NBA Players, Jeff Teague, Elton Brand, Paul Millsap, Pero Antic

Sports Media 101

New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony: Nobody Would Want to Play for Atlanta Hawks

Knicks 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Knicks as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Knicks 101.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Lake Show Life

NBA Notes: Ferry is Out But Prejudice Lives On

May 29, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry takes questions while introducing Mike Budenholzer as the new head coach during a press conference at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports The stakes are higher than ever in a post Donald Sterling world.

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Examiner.com

Should Danny Ferry lose his job as Atlanta Hawks General Manager?

Atlanta Hawks co-owner Michael Gearon called for the resignation of GM Danny Ferry after Ferry made racist comments about a player. Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence on Sept.

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SFGate

Hawks send open letter of apology to fans, city

The Atlanta Hawks released an open letter of apology to fans and city of Atlanta on Saturday, saying the organization "did not do the right thing" to correct racially inflammatory words and innuendos "over a period of years." The apology, signed by CEO Steve Koonin , was released one day after the team announced that general manager Danny Ferry was taking an indefinite leave of absence following his racially charged comments about Luol Deng.

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KRVN-AM Lexington

Atlanta Hawks CEO Apologizes to Fans and City for Controversial Remarks

The parents of a college freshman are desperate to find their 18-year-old daughter who was last seen nearly two weeks ago.Anna Marie Smith, a student at Appal... -- U.S. military forces continued airstrikes in Iraq this week, targeting ISIS forces near the Mosul Dam.

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NBA.com

Reserve Thompson shining bright for the U.S.

Thompson shows his stuff to the world - There have been few days when the multi-talented Anthony Davis and the uber-hustling Kenneth Faried haven't been part of the highlight videos for Team USA out of the FIBA World Cup . But as the Americans prepare to face Serbia on Sunday in the gold medal game, it's time to acknowledge that the consistent contributions of Klay Thompson to the effort.

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Wiz of Awes

NBA Southeast Division Preview: Atlanta Hawks

Feb 19, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks power forward Paul Millsap is fouled by Washington Wizards point guard John Wall in the second half at Philips Arena. The Wizards won 114-97.

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ClipperBlog.com

Hawks Situation Illustrate's NBA's Good Fortune In Swift...

In light of the ongoing revelations of racist ugliness coming out of the front office of the Atlanta Hawks , the NBA is extremely fortunate the surprisingly swift resolution of the forced sale of the team from Donald Sterling to Steve Ballmer means that Sterling is not still the owner of record. At Hoop365 , I looked at the legal bind the NBA would have faced: From the standpoint of the NBA as a business, it mostly doesn't matter what Sterling could prove, or even get admitted in court.

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Peachtree Hoops

Gustavo Ayon agrees to multi-year deal with Real Madrid

Gustavo Ayon's wait is finally over. The free agent center agreed to a multi-year deal with Real Madrid on Monday reports Eurobasket's David Pick.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Shorewood

Banks delivers big run as Greenfield rallies

Depth and heart won out for the Greenfield football team on a cold and soggy night in Shorewood, as the Hustlin' Hawks football team overcame a 12-0 deficit on the strength of big defensive stops and an electrifying 95-yard fourth quarter TD run by Ezekial Banks to pull out a 20-12 victory over the host Greyhounds. "We saw some of this two weeks ago when we fell behind 14-0 to Pius ," said Greenfield coach Joe Koch.

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