Autumn is always the best time on the sports calendar. The confluence of baseball, football and basketball is unmatched. With the start of NBA training camp around the corner, the Hawks players are starting to make their way back to Atlanta.
For several Hawks players, one of the first things on their to-do lists was to attend the NFL game between the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints. Thanks to the Hawks and Falcons social media teams, we have great videos of the players supporting the Falcons.
Trae Young had the important role of sounding the train horn before the start of the game. Earlier this week, we explained why the All-NBA point guard was the perfect choice for the Week 1 tradition.
Despite being just 23 years old, Young is already the unofficial ambassador for the city. For the first time in many years, the Hawks have a full-fledged superstar on their team. Even better, Young always remains #TrueToAtlanta.
Thanks to the Hawks’ social media team, we can see that Onyeka Okongwu, De’Andre Hunter, Jalen Johnson, Justin Holiday, Chris Silva, Tyson Ettiene and Trent Forrest all attended the Week 1 game at Mercedes Benz Stadium.
It’s always great to see Hawks players take time out of their busy schedules to support other professional teams in Atlanta. Last fall, several Hawks players regularly attended Braves playoff games. With any luck, local fans will be treated to that sight again next month. Stay locked to AllHawks.com for all your highlights, news and analysis.
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