Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks John Collins pre-Milwaukee presser (12.26.19) #sportsinquirer #truetoatlanta #atlantahawks #nba

Atlanta Hawks player John Collins
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The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta Hawks player John Collins following his team’s practice Dec. 26.

Topics included Collins’ return from a 25-game suspension, improving his game while unable to play, assisting teammates and the team preparing to host Milwaukee Dec. 27.

Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks Lloyd Pierce pre-Milwaukee presser (12.26.19) #sportsinquirer #truetoatlanta #atlantahawks #nba

Atlanta Hawks head coach Lloyd Pierce
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The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta Hawks head coach Lloyd Pierce following his team’s practice Dec. 26.

Topics included the handling of John Collins following his return from a 25-game suspension, the Hawks staying optimistic and focusing on development during the current eight-game losing streak and preparing to host Milwaukee Dec. 27.