Danny Ferry

Atlanta Hawks legend and NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins has been named as Special Advisor to team CEO Steve Koonin. Wilkins signed a long-term contract and will also continue his team role as Vice President of Basketball. The news comes on the heels of the Hawks officially announcing that a statue of Wilkins will […]

Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin has released an open letter of apology to fans, the team and the city of Atlanta, saying the organization “did not do the right thing” to address and correct racially insensitive words and innuendos “over a period of years.” The apology follows Hawks general manager Danny Ferry taking an indefinite […]

The audio of Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry making racially-insentive and offensive comments about then free agent Luol Deng has surfaced. It’s also been reported that Ferry is taking an indefinite leave of absence. Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer will assume basketball operations for the team. As we previously reported, Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson is […]

Atlanta Hawks and NBA legend Dominique Wilkins is reportedly extremely interested in owning the Hawks, reports TMZ. Wilkins already holds a front office job with the Hawks and has been pre-approved for ownership by the NBA. He also does commentary for locally televised Hawks games. The former basketball great has reportedly partnered with a well-known businessman […]

Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry has issued a statement apologizing for comments he made to the team’s ownership group in June when the organization pursued Luol Deng as a free agent. The comments from Ferry, where he referred to Deng, who is Sudanese, as someone who has “a little African in him,” led to […]

Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson is selling his controlling share in the NBA team after some racial comments he made have come to light. Yet another NBA team owner has been thrust into the spotlight for racist remarks. An email that Bruce sent just over two years ago went public. In it he expressed his […]

Recently hired Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer was arrested in Midtown Atlanta last night and charged with driving under the influence.  A Georgia State Patrol trooper pulled Budenholzer over around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday on 10th Street at Crescent because the Audi A8 he was driving didn’t have the tail lights on. The AJC reports […]

The Atlanta Hawks have named San Antonio Spurs assistant Mike Budenholzer the team’s new head coach, President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Danny Ferry announced today. “We are thrilled to have Mike as the next coach of the Atlanta Hawks. He has an incredible basketball acumen and has a keen awareness of the league and what […]

New Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry has already made his presence felt just one week after accepting the job. In separate deals Monday, the Hawks agreed to trade All-Star guard Joe Johnson to the Brooklyn Nets for several players plus a draft pick, and sent forward Marvin Williams to the Utah Jazz for guard […]