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Hawks Players Practice English Accents

By Jaryd Wilson

The Atlanta Hawks will travel to London next week for a matchup with the Brooklyn Nets as part of the NBA Global Games. To prepare, Hawks players have been getting used to British customs.  They were quizzed on British slang and played futbol with the local Atlanta club.  But walking and talking are two... »

Hawks Prepare For London With British Customs

By Jaryd Wilson

As the Hawks gear up for their trip to London in January, they’re starting to practice some British customs to get acquainted with the lifestyle.  Here, they played a little futbol after practice: And here, they brush up on their English accents: We also quizzed the guys on British slang.  Here’s how they did…... »

Atlanta Hawks Play Soccer

By Jaryd Wilson

In advance of the Atlanta Hawks’ Jan. 16 game against the Brooklyn Nets in London, the team decided to get an early start on British customs.  One of the things the UK is widely known for is soccer (as us Americans call it), so the team brought in Atlanta Silverbacks goalkeeper Eric Ati and... »