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  1. Nets Superstar Brings Back Celebrity Dodgeball EventSep 10, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Greenpoint Gazette

    ... Sergey Karasev, Markel Brown and Andrei Kirilenko all of whom play for the Brooklyn Nets; Paul Millsap of the Atlanta Hawks; Wes Matthews of the Portland Trailblazers; and C.J. Miles of the Indiana Pacers. Middleweight Champion, Peter "Kid ...

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  2. Luol Deng goes from model player to role model after Hawks scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Sporting News

    Miami Heat forward Luol Deng has been caught in the crossfire of a story he likely - and rightly - wants nothing to do with. On Tuesday, Deng released a statement with regard to Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry's actions , gracefully addressing an inflammatory topic.

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  3. Report: Dominique Wilkins Interested in Buying Atlanta HawksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | BleacherReport

    With Atlanta Hawks controlling owner Bruce Levenson heading for the hills , it could come to pass that a franchise legend takes a seat in the owner's box at Philips Arena come the 2014-15 season. TMZ reports that former Atlanta Hawks star Dominique Wilkins is "extremely interested" in purchasing a stake in the franchise if and when Levenson sells his share of the team.

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  4. Danny Ferry garners support from prominent NBA figuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Peachtree Hoops

    In the midst of scandal concerning racially-charged comments, Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry has received support from multiple NBA figures. Danny Ferry is still employed as the general manager of the Atlanta Hawks , and while much of the reaction to that revelation from CEO Steve Koonin was on the negative side, Ferry has garnered support from multiple people that could be considered prominent in NBA circles.In a report from Brian Windhorst of ESPN , both former NBA GM Wayne Embry and current NBA agent Bill Duffy were quoted in defense of Ferry's character, and here is what they had to say: "I've observed Danny Ferry and his family for many years and I can say Danny Ferry is not a racist.

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  5. Today's dispatch from our post-racial AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Daily Kos

    Then let's go to this , from Atlanta Hawks owner email arguing that the team-IN ATLANTA-should work to get less black people attending: when digging into why our season ticket base is so small, i was told it is because we can't get 35-55 white males and corporations to buy season tixs and they are the primary demo for season tickets around the league. when i pushed further, folks generally shrugged their shoulders.

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  6. The Coach's Lament: Perception, Reality, and Role of an NBA CoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Hardwood Paroxysm

    Apr 26, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel reacts after a play against the Atlanta Hawks during the first half in game four of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Most NBA head coaches, and certainly most coaches of teams that make the playoffs, are doing much more right than wrong.

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  7. Wednesday Bolts - 9.10.14Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Daily Thunder

    ... base and everything else will look much whiter in an Atlanta suburb. And then the new owner of the Atlanta Hawks will write an email complaining that the cheerleaders, kiss cam, music and season-ticket base are too white, and the media and racial ...

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  8. More Hawks fallout: Team disciplines GM Danny Ferry for racially charged comments about DengRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Star Tribune

    The Atlanta Hawks are sticking with general manager Danny Ferry even though the team's new majority owner wants him fired for racially charged comments about Luol Deng. CEO Steve Koonin on Tuesday told the Hawks' flagship radio station that he made the decision to discipline Ferry but allowed him to keep his job managing the team.

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  9. TMZ: Dominique wants to be next owner of the HawksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Peachtree Hoops

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  10. Attorney: NBA racial speech purge just beginningRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Daily Press & Argus

    ... month. Mostly recently it was Bruce Levenson, who said Sunday he would sell his controlling interest in the Atlanta Hawks after admitting to the NBA he sent a racially insensitive e-mail in 2012. After Silver moved to strip his ownership of the ...

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  11. Does NBA have racism problem? Activists say yesRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Daily Press & Argus

    ... on the NBA to take corrective action in the wake of racially charged incidents involving the owner of the Atlanta Hawks and former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Rev. Markel Hutchins, a civil rights leader in Atlanta who has secured a ...

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  12. Hawks discipline general manager for racial comments about DengRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Baltimore Sun

    The NBA 's Atlanta Hawks said on Tuesday they would discipline general manager Danny Ferry for making racially charged remarks, the latest incident that has raised concerns about racial attitudes in the franchise's front office. The team did not reveal what steps it was taking, but Ferry, a former NBA player who has been the Hawks' general manager since 2012, said he had no plans to resign.

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  13. Ferry apologizes for insensitive Deng commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | WISN-TV

    Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry issued an apology for reading culturally insensitive remarks about Luol Deng in a June conference call. Ferry, who said he was reading from the player's background report, said this of Deng, a fellow Duke alumnus and native of Sudan: "he has a little African in him, not in a bad way, but he's a guy who would have a nice store out front, but sell you counterfeit stuff out of the back."

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  14. Hawks' GM keeps job despite racially charged description of Luol DengRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | SFGate

    Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin said Tuesday that he is sticking with general manager Danny Ferry , even though the team's new majority owner wants Ferry to be fired for a racially charged description of player Luol Deng. Koonin told the Hawks' flagship radio station that he decided to discipline Ferry but keep him as GM.

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  15. NBA star Deng 'saddened' by Ferry's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Suria

    African-born British NBA star Luol Deng said he was saddened and disappointed in remarks made about him in June by Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry. Luol Deng during an NBA game at the Barclay Center in New York on March 28, 2014 - by Don Emmert Ferry issued an apology Tuesday and said he was only reading comments from others evaluating Deng as a potential free agent signing by the Hawks when he made his racially charged remarks during a conference call.

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  16. Hawks punish GM Ferry for racial comments about DengRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | SLAM! Sports

    General Manager Danny Ferry of the Atlanta Hawks introduces Paul Millsap as the newest member of the Atlanta Hawks during a press conference on July 10, 2013 at Philips Arena. The NBA's Atlanta Hawks said on Tuesday they would discipline general manager Danny Ferry for making racially charged remarks, the latest incident that has raised concerns about racial attitudes in the franchise's front office.

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  17. Can Dennis Schroder Shake off Rookie Year with Atlanta Hawks Next Season?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | BleacherReport

    Dennis Schroder was a huge disappointment in his rookie season for the Atlanta Hawks last year. The 20-year-old German point guard was turnover-prone, struggled with his jump shot and didn't adjust well to the athletic defenders of the NBA .

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  18. Unanswered Questions Linger in Aftermath of Atlanta Hawks ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | BleacherReport

    The past couple of days have taught us an awful lot about the Atlanta Hawks , Bruce Levenson, Danny Ferry and even the NBA . But we're going to learn a whole lot more before the racially charged controversy fades into the recesses of the news cycle.

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  19. Atlanta Hawks’ other owners make moving NBA to Seattle highly unlikelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Seattle Times

    In many ways, the fragmented ownership structure that led to the sale of the Atlanta Hawks will also be what keeps the NBA team from leaving town. That's the word from those close to the situation in Atlanta, where Hawks majority owner Bruce Levenson announced Sunday he'd sell his stake for having written an email two years ago with content some deemed racist.

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  20. Deng issues harsh rebuke to Hawks' 'African' commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Maryland Gazette

    Spoken about in divisive and bigoted terms during his offseason NBA free-agency recruitment by the Atlanta Hawks , Miami Heat forward Luol Deng responded from the heart Tuesday. In a statement released after Atlanta General Manager Danny Ferry was sanctioned by the Hawks for his insensitive portrayal of the former All-Star in a scouting report, and two days after Hawks owner Bruce Levenson announced plans to step down following his own racially charged email, Deng offered a passionate rebuke to a Hawks background evaluation that noted of the Sudan-born forward, "he has a little African in him."

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