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Statue of Hawks great Dominique Wilkins is unveiled in Atlanta

...Hawks TV broadcasts."Dominique Wilkins has meant so much to us," said Hawks chief executive officer and co-owner Steve Koonin. "The celebration with the gift of the statue is our gift back to you."Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed announced a portion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-03-05/statue-hawks-great-dominique-
Hawks owners approve plan to sell team

...million early termination fee if they leave Philips Arena before the 2018-19 season.Hawks chief executive officer Steve Koonin had no comment.The announcement was expected following reports last week the full ownership group would join co-owners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-01-08/hawks-owners-approve-plan-sel
Hawks are hoping changes help energize fans

...moving past off-season controversies in ownership and management.Standing-room tickets were sold Friday. CEO Steve Koonin is hoping for an attendance record at Philips Arena."I think 20,000 people being in this building tomorrow says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-10-31/hawks-are-hoping-changes-help
Hawks GM Danny Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

...indefinite leave of absence Friday, making the move under fire for his racially charged comments about a player.Hawks CEO Steve Koonin has resisted calls for Ferry to be dismissed, but said the 47-year-old GM asked for the leave."My hope that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-12/hawks-gm-danny-ferry-takes-in
Atlanta Hawks discipline GM Danny Ferry for racist comments

...Ferry even though the team's new majority owner wants him fired for racially charged comments about Luol Deng.CEO Steve Koonin on Tuesday told the Hawks' flagship radio station that he made the decision to discipline Ferry but allowed him to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-09/atlanta-hawks-discipline-gm-d
NBA's Atlanta Hawks, civil rights leaders vow to work together

...extremely productive."The civil rights leaders, led by The Rev. Markel Hutchins, requested the meeting with Hawks CEO Steve Koonin following racially charged comments by Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson and general manager Danny Ferry.Levenson is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-26/nbas-atlanta-hawks-civil-righ
Civil rights leaders 'offended' after meeting with the Atlanta Hawks is canceled

...the group's leaders to say his community was greatly offended.The Rev. Markel Hutchins said the meeting with CEO Steve Koonin was called off "at the last minute." He later said he received a call from Hawks spokesman Garin Narain on Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-10/civil-rights-leaders-offended
Hawks, civil rights leaders to discuss Bruce Levenson's email

...being worked out Monday."I want to hear what people have to say, and I want to address their concerns," Hawks CEO Steve Koonin said.Hutchins and others were responding to an announcement Sunday that team co-owner Bruce Levenson would sell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-08/hawks-civil-rights-leaders-di
Hawks plan to make the necessary adjustments without shaking up their roster

...different approach to this summer."The Hawks hope to capitalize on their playoff momentum with new part-owner, Steve Koonin, taking over as CEO late in the season. The formerTurner Entertainment Networks president is focused on boosting attendancein...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-05-05/hawks-plan-make-necessary-adj
Atlanta Hawks owner admits racial statement, selling his interest in team

...Hawks franchise."NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Sunday the league will work with the Hawks ownership group and CEO Steve Koonin, who now will oversee all team operations.Silver said the league's independent investigation "regarding the circumstances...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-07/atlanta-hawks-owner-selling-