Day: January 2, 2020

Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks Lloyd Pierce post-practice presser (1.2.20) #sportsinquirer #atlhawks #truetoatlanta @atlhawks @nba

Atlanta Hawks head coach Lloyd Pierce
Photo credit: Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta Hawks head coach Lloyd Pierce following the team’s practice Jan. 2.

Topics included the Hawks’ road win against Orlando Dec. 30, Pierce challenging Kevin Huerter’s defensive effort in the contest and subsequent response, the contributions of the reserves particularly Charlie Brown, Jr. and Brandon Goodwin, carrying momentum from the win, memories and interactions with the late NBA Commissioner David Stern and Atlanta preparing to visit Boston Jan. 3.

Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks Vince Carter post-practice presser (1.2.20) #sportsinquirer #atlhawks #truetoatlanta @atlhawks @nba @mrvincecarter15

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta Hawks player Vince Carter following the team’s practice Jan. 2.

Topics included the Hawks’ road win against Orlando Dec. 30 to snap 10-game losing streak, Atlanta’s early struggles with an injured roster, staying optimistic through the adversity, Carter playing in his fourth decade in the NBA along with his memories and interactions with the late NBA Commissioner David Stern.

Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks Kevin Huerter post-practice presser (1.2.20) #sportsinquirer #atlhawks #truetoatlanta @atlhawks @nba @kevinhuerter

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta Hawks player Kevin Huerter following the team’s practice Jan. 2.

Topics included the Hawks’ road win against Orlando Dec. 30, head coach Lloyd Pierce challenging Huerter’s defensive effort in the contest and subsequent response, Atlanta’s early struggles with an injured roster, staying optimistic and the team preparing to visit Boston Jan. 3.