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Coming off a so-so season where the eighth-seeded Hawks were manhandled by the Miami Heat in the opening round of the playoffs, there were lots of questions about the season ahead during the team's annual preseason Media Day. Here’s how four of the most important pieces to the Hawks’ 2022-23 puzzle answered those inquiries.
How a tumultuous summer and a partner’s encouraging words inspired Renee Montgomery to become an Atlanta Dream owner
"If there’s one thing Renee does, she takes an idea and she brings it to life.” As vice president of the Dream, Montgomery is the first former WNBA player to own part of a franchise.
Notes from a nonnative Atlantan—and longtime diehard Hawks fan—now that everyone is once again paying attention to our basketball team
Atlanta Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins and current star point guard Trae Young talk about the game, Atlanta, and the toll of the pandemic.
Expect a Fan Fest with games and autograph opportunities, a three-day music festival with headliner Taylor Swift, a free practice viewing and NCAA all-star game, and more.
"It is important for our fans to see that our players and our opponents are NBA players and that they will see a fast-paced high energy game," says head coach Noah Gillespie of the NBA G League team.
As first-year Atlanta Hawks forward and six-year NBA veteran Jabari Parker said at the start of Monday’s media day, “It’s a fresh start for me and the team.”
The Atlanta Hawks doubled-down on strong draft picks and a better fan experience. The future is bright.
Thursday's free NBA Draft Party in the newly renovated State Farm Arena showed off a savvier, forward-thinking direction for the Atlanta Hawks, showcasing a fan energy that Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins, who made a scheduled appearance at the party, described as “unbelievable” and “outstanding.”
The Atlanta Hawks will go another year without a playoff run, but this team has shown they're on an upward trend. There are plenty of reasons why basketball fans should be excited about what took place this season and what’s to come.