Category: NBA

Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks Trae Young post-practice presser (12.3.19) #sportsinquirer #truetoatlanta #atlhawks @atlhawks @thetraeyoung @nba

Atlanta Hawks player Trae Young
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The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta Hawks player Trae Young following the team’s practice on Dec. 3. He scored 24 points and dished out eight assists in the team’s 104-79 home win over Golden State Dec. 2 snapping Atlanta’s 10-game losing streak.

Topics included the victory and the team handling the adversity of playing without teammates Kevin Huerter and John Collins.

Backdoor Cut: College Park Skyhawks Noel Gillespie post-Delaware presser (11.21.19) #sportsinquirer #southside @cpskyhawks @coachNGillespie @nbagleague

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of College Park Skyhawks head coach Noel Gillespie following the team’s 120-112 home loss to the Delaware Blue Coats on Nov. 21. Topics included the team’s comeback attempt in the fourth quarter, the Skyhawks defensive and rebounding struggles in the match to lacking interior size, the opening of the Gateway Arena in College Park, areas of improvement and preparing to host Long Island on Nov. 24.

Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks Lloyd Pierce post-practice, pre-Milwaukee presser (11.19.19) #sportsinquirer #atlhawks #truetoatlanta #nba @atlhawks

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 his team’s practice on Nov. 19. Topics included the team returning home from its west coast road trip, assisting rookies such as Cam Reddish and De’Andre Hunter through the shot preparation process, rebounding from losses, the form of Jabari Parker and the availability of Chandler Parsons and Vince Carter. Atlanta returns to action Nov. 20 at home against Milwaukee.