Hawks fans change their last name on Twitter to support team

Thursday April 16th, 2015

Hawks fans are very excited to have a No. 1 seed in the playoffs as Atlanta gets set to host the Brooklyn Nets in Game 1 on Sunday. 

Embracing the idea that the team and its fans are family, many Hawks fans are changing their last names on Twitter to reflect it. 

Even the Girl Scouts are on board:

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It's a clever idea by the Hawks and a great way to get fans engaged. And who knows, some might even end up keeping their new identities.

- Molly Geary


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