In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show, we break down the NBA Playoffs including the dominance of the Phoenix Suns, the emergence of the Atlanta Hawks as well as the downfall of Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia Sixers in the Backdoor Cut (2:55-30:15), Atlanta United preparing to visit New York City FC with audio from manager Gabriel Heinze as well as players George Bello, Brooks Lennon and Ezequiel Barco in the Original Free Kick (30:16-41:58) and Major League Baseball’s mishandling of handling doctored baseballs in the Miscellaneous Department (41:59-47:05).
Category: backdoor cut
Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks Trae Young post-practice presser (2.21.20) #sportsinquirer #atlhawks #truetoatlanta #nba
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young following his team’s practice Feb. 21.
Topics included the team’s home win over Miami Feb. 20, Young scoring 50 points for the first time of his career in the victory, the rookies contributing to the win, Young’s Twitter interaction with Miami’s Jimmy Butler after the game, the importance of the team starting strong out of the All-Star break and preparing to face Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavs Feb. 22.
Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks Cam Reddish post-practice presser (2.21.20) #sportsinquirer #truetoatlanta #atlhawks #nba
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta Hawks player Cam Reddish following his team’s practice Feb. 21.
Backdoor Cut: College Park Skyhawks R.J. Hunter post-Delaware presser (2.7.20) @cpskayhawks @georgiastatembb #sportsinquirer #southside #lightitblue #ourcity
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of College Park Skyhawks player R.J. Hunter following his team’s 121-114 home defeat to Delaware Blue Coats Feb. 7. Hunter scored 11 points with five rebounds and four steals in his team debut.
Topics with the former Georgia State product included the signing process with the Skyhawks, preparing for his first NBA G League action of the season and receiving support from the Atlanta basketball community.
Backdoor Cut: College Park Skyhawks Noel Gillespie post-Delaware home presser (2.7.20) #sportsinquirer #southside @nbagleague @cpskyhawks @coachngillespie
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of College Park Skyhawks head coach Noel Gillespie following his team’s 121-114 home defeat to Delaware Blue Coats Feb. 7.
Topics included the team’s defensive struggles in the first half, playing their first game in seven days and R.J. Hunter joining the team.
Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks Lloyd Pierce post-practice presser (1.15.20) #sportsinquirer #atlhawks #truetoatlanta
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta Hawks head coach Lloyd Pierce following the team’s practice Jan. 15. Atlanta earned a 123-110 home win over Phoenix Jan. 14.
Topics included the victory, the overall health of Atlanta improving with the availability of John Collins, Kevin Huerter and Trae Young at the same time and Huerter’s rebounding and defensive effort.
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