Burning down the Hawks

Wasn't it just a year ago that Hawks president Stan Katsen vowed to fix the team? One year later, the Hawks are as bad as ever. Will things ever change in Atlanta?

Updated: January 13, 2004, 9:53 AM ET
By Chad Ford | NBA Insider
Wasn't it just a year ago that Hawks president Stan Kasten called the play of his lowly Hawks "unacceptable" and vowed to fix the team?

Wasn't it a year ago that then-Hawks GM Pete Babcock admitted his offseason moves were "wrong across the board?"

And one year ago didn't Kasten and Babcock begin exploring how to blow the team apart after it was apparent that the group they had put together just couldn't get along?

The Hawks had and have a talented team on paper. But on the court, the pieces have never fit.


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