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Atlanta mayor spoke with 6 potential new Hawks owners

By Paul Newberry

ATLANTA — Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he has already talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks and expects a sale of the team to move quickly after racially charged comments by owner Bruce Levenson and general manager Danny Ferry. 563 more words


Hawks GM Danny Ferry taking leave after Deng comments

ATLANTA — Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday, making the move under fire for his racially charged comments about a player. 925 more words


Racist owners aren't a new trend.... are they?

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Flashback to the first round of the 2014 NBA playoffs.

First, Former Clippers owner Donald Sterling says some scandalous things over the phone and loses his team. 878 more words

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Toronto Raptors sign forward-guard Jordan Hamilton

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have signed forward-guard Jordan Hamilton.

The six-foot-seven, 22-pound product of University of Texas averaged 6.7 points, 3.2 rebounds and 17.0 minutes in 60 games (12 starts) last season with Denver and Houston. 45 more words


Rose hears cheers, Davis comes up big as US beats Brazil 95-78

CHICAGO — The roars for Derrick Rose started with the pregame introductions and did not fade until the final buzzer.

The Chicago Bulls superstar was back on his court, back in his element. 819 more words


Teens walk into unlocked home of former Miami Heat player Ray Allen

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Police say seven teenagers wanted to see how a professional basketball player lives, so they walked through an unlocked door at the home of former Miami Heat player Ray Allen. 142 more words


Toronto Raptors back on national TV in the U.S.

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors will be back on national television in the United States when the 2014-15 NBA season tips off this fall.

The league schedule, which was released Wednesday, features four Raptors games to be televised on TNT or ESPN, and five others televised on NBA TV. 263 more words