Steve Koonin Rumors
Budenholzer and assistant general manager Wes Wilcox run basketball operations while Ferry’s future with the organization remains uncertain until the team is eventually sold. Forbes recently valued the worth of the franchise as $825 million. Koonin said there is no shortage of interested buyers and the current success “is good for the value. It’s a winning organization now.”
The Atlanta Hawks have hired Nzinga Shaw as the team’s first chief diversity and inclusion officer. The Hawks announced Thursday Shaw will guide Hawks executives “so that they can engender inclusivity in every facet of the business.” She will report directly to Hawks chief executive officer Steve Koonin.