The final year, the Hawks had a Rookie of the Year NBA legend — Bob Pettit, but left for St. Louis where they won a championship a few years later. “There were a number of reasons why the Hawks didn’t make it here,” Sell said. “The most obvious being the NBA wasn’t anywhere near the league is today. The Hawks also finished in last place all four years they were here.” News clippings from the time show the attendance usually hovered at around 1,000 fans, no match for the other pro team in town. Tickets sold for $1.
July 31, 2021 | 4:05 pm EDT Update
Ben Anderson: Jared Butler said whether or not he’ll play in summer league for the @Utah Jazz is still in flux. #TakeNote @kslsports