The Atlanta Hawks Ownership Group Was Always Destined To Blow Up

Brian Windhorst and Kevin Arnovitz dropped a big behind-the-scenes piece on the racism mess that led to the Atlanta Hawks being sold to Antony Ressler for $850 million. There are a number of funny anecdotes and interesting stories in the report, but the basic takeaway is that the Atlanta Hawks ownership group was… »10/06/15 10:55pmTuesday 10:55pm

Danny Ferry Apologizes To Magic Johnson For Racist Remarks

Danny Ferry and Magic Johnson had a meeting Tuesday night to talk about Ferry's racist comments, according to tweets sent out by Johnson. The on-leave Ferry called Johnson to set up the meeting and apologize, and it apparently worked as Johnson tweeted that Ferry deserves a second chance in the NBA. Two weeks ago… »9/23/14 8:22pm9/23/14 8:22pm

Here's Audio Of Hawks GM Danny Ferry's Racist Remarks About Luol Deng

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has acquired an audio recording of the conference call with GM Danny Ferry's racist comments on Luol Deng, with Ferry saying the forward had "some African in him." The comment had previously surfaced in transcription after Hawks controlling owner Bruce Levenson offered the team for… »9/11/14 8:00pm9/11/14 8:00pm

Hawks Scandal Was Sparked By "Racist" Remark About Luol Deng

The email that led Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson to announce his intention to sell his controlling stake in the team emerged from a months-long investigation by an outside firm, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. And that probe was ordered after a separate "offensive and racist" remark was included… »9/08/14 9:22am9/08/14 9:22am

The NBA Fined Danny Ferry $15,000 For Snitching On Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo served a one-game suspension last night, because that's what Rajon Rondo does. The incident happened in the third quarter Saturday's win over Atlanta, when referee Rodney Mott whistled Rondo for a charge. Rondo freaked out a bit and approached Mott to argue the call, bumping him ever so slightly. »1/08/13 9:40am1/08/13 9:40am