Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners (Yahoo Sports)

ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 27: General Manager Danny Ferry of the Atlanta Hawksspeaks during a press conference introducing the Hawks 2014 picks on June 27, 2014 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

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. Flanked by Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins and other city leaders, Reed said the crisis engulfing the NBA team would be solved ”the Atlanta way” and predicted the franchise would come out stronger in the end. The Hawks have been under fire since it was revealed Levenson sent an email two years ago theorizing that many suburban whites would not attend NBA games because of the team’s African-American fans.

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