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Danny Ferry hired as GM of Atlanta Hawks

Danny Ferry hired as GM of Atlanta Hawks

ATLANTA, June 25 (UPI) -- Danny Ferry, who previously worked in the front office for the San Antonio Spurs and Cleveland Cavaliers, has been named general manager of the Atlanta Hawks.
Larry Drew to return to coach Atlanta Hawks

Larry Drew to return to coach Atlanta Hawks

ATLANTA, May 18 (UPI) -- Larry Drew will be back next season as coach of the Atlanta Hawks, the NBA team said Friday.

Hawks forward signs with team in Greece

ATLANTA, July 23 (UPI) -- Atlanta Hawks swingman Josh Childress has signed a five-year, multimillion-dollar contract to play for a professional basketball team in Greece.

Hawks name Rick Sund general manager

ATLANTA, May 28 (UPI) -- Former Seattle SuperSonics General Manager Rick Sund was hired Wednesday to fill the same position with the Atlanta Hawks.

Head Coach Hill, GM Sund out in Seattle

SEATTLE, April 24 (UPI) -- Seattle announced Tuesday that SuperSonics Coach Bob Hill will not return next season and General Manager Rick Sund will be a consultant for the next year.

Sonics suspend Danny Fortson

SEATTLE, March 9 (UPI) -- Danny Fortson Friday was suspended by the Seattle SuperSonics without pay for conduct detrimental to the team.

Sonics extend Bob Hill's coaching

SEATTLE, April 17 (UPI) -- The Seattle SuperSonics Monday exercised the contractual option for Coach Bob Hill for the 2006-07 season.

Sonics to keep Ridnour, Collison

SEATTLE, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The Seattle SuperSonics have exercised fourth-year options on forward Nick Collison and point guard Luke Ridnour.

Reggie Evans gets new contract with Sonics

SEATTLE, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Forward Reggie Evans of the Seattle SuperSonics has signed the team's one-year qualifying contract.

Flip Murray signs new deal with Sonics

SEATTLE, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Guard Ronald "Flip" Murray of Seattle has signed a one-year qualifying offer to remain with the Super Sonics.

Damien Wilkins gets new deal from Sonics

SEATTLE, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- The Seattle SuperSonics Wednesday matched the Minnesota Timberwolves offer sheet to restricted free agent guard Damien Wilkins.

Seattle GM Sund gets contract extension

SEATTLE, June 22 (UPI) -- Seattle SuperSonics General Manager Rick Sund agreed to a multi-year contract extension on Wednesday.

Sonics trade for Fortson

SEATTLE, July 27 (UPI) -- Seattle SuperSonics General Manager Rick Sund says the Danny Fortson-Calvin Booth trade was a good deal for both sides.

Ridnour scheduled for surgery

SEATTLE, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Rookie guard Luke Ridnour of Seattle has been scheduled for surgery on his severely pulled abdominal muscle.

Sonics ink Daniels

SEATTLE, July 20 (UPI) -- The Seattle Sonics have signed free agent guard Antonio Daniels, who also was sought by Orlando.
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Rick Sund (born June 4, 1951 in Elgin, Illinois) is an NBA executive who is the current GM of the Atlanta Hawks, replacing Billy Knight in 2008.

Sund began his managerial career in 1974 with the Milwaukee Bucks after graduating from Ohio University with a degree in sports administration. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Northwestern University where he was a two-sport athlete, twice named academic All-Big Ten on the basketball squad, while also seeing action as a tight end and wide receiver on the football team. At Northwestern, he joined Delta Upsilon Fraternity. Source

The expansion Dallas Mavericks hired him in 1979 at 28 years of age, making him the youngest general manager in the NBA's history. He helped assemble the first ever Mavericks roster, and for the remainder of his multiple-year tenure around the organization, brought in Brad Davis, Rolando Blackman, Mark Aguirre and others. His 1986-87 Mavericks won a then-franchise record 55 games and took home the Midwest division crown. SourceMavericks history They reached the Western Conference Finals the next year, but fell to the Los Angeles Lakers in seven games.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Rick Sund."
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