Atlanta Hawks Pick Up Option On Head Coach Larry Drew

Friday May 18th, 2012

The Atlanta Hawks have picked up their third-year option on head coach Larry Drew, according to Sekou Smith of


Drew has served as the head coach of the Hawks since the beginning of the 2010-11 season. In his first year with the squad the team finished 44-38, which was third in the Southeast division. In 2011-12 he the Hawks finished 40-26 in a shortened season, which placed them second in the Southeast.

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