Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks Lloyd Pierce post-practice presser (1.15.20) #sportsinquirer #atlhawks #truetoatlanta

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. 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.

Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks Kevin Huerter post-practice presser (1.15.20) #sportsinquirer #atlhawks #truetoatlanta

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta Hawks guard Kevin Huerter following the team’s practice Jan. 15. He scored 23 points along with a team-high 15 rebounds and eight assists in Atlanta’s 123-110 home win over Phoenix Jan. 14.

Topics included the victory, the overall health of Atlanta improving with the availability of teammates John Collins and Trae Young and Huerter’s work on rebounding and defense.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Jeff Larentowicz preseason presser (1.14.20) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer @atlutd @mls

Atlanta United player Jeff Larentowicz (middle) celebrates with teammates
Photo credit: AJ Reynolds/Atlanta United

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Jeff Larentowicz following the team’s preseason practice Jan. 14. Topics included his recovery from injury in the offseason, handling the departure of defender Leandro Gonzalez Pirez, his interest in being named captain of the team, the MLS Players Association negotiations with the MLS for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement and reasons he re-signed with Atlanta as a free agent.