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Old 08-07-2011, 04:26 PM   #21
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Default Re: Atlanta Hawks being sold, team not being moved

Originally Posted by CLTHornets4eva
Atlanta is a large market. The NBA is not pulling a team from ANY top 10 market. To top it off it's possibly the largest African American city in the US.

I don't know how their TV ratings are, but for a large market team, their arena sure looked empty on most nights. Either that large African American population doesn't care about the Hawks, or they just can't afford to attend games. A fan isn't worth much if they have no purchasing power.
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