On June 2nd, the Atlanta Hawks introduced their new General Manager and Head of Basketball Operations Travis Schlenk to media members, Hawks staff and Atlanta Hawks supporters live from Philips Arena.
Travis Schlenk has been around the game of basketball for many years most recently the Golden State Warriors. Schlenk was the assistant GM for the Warriors for over 12 years and was a part of the championship formula being created in Golden State. He has learned from the likes of Pat Riley during his time with the Miami Heat and for Jerry West in his time with the Warriors. Schlenk was also a big part in discovering and developing Warriors stars Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green.
During his introductory press conference, Hawks new GM Travis Schlenk spoke on his resume as a NBA executive and his plans to make the Hawks a championship program. With the 2017 NBA Draft just a few weeks away, Travis Schlenk spoke on getting better through the draft, keeping Paul Millsap, his plans to sit down with Dwight Howard this Summer and he provided some insight on the Hawks plans with the 19th overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft.
The event took place on Friday June 2nd. Travis Schlenk’s Atlanta Hawks press conference was covered by Terrell Thomas. Travis Schlenk’s Atlanta Hawks press conference was shot and edited by Danny Digital.
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