Hawks aren't going anywhere any time soon

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That headline’s a bit of a backhanded compliment considering where the team’s roster finds itself, but this is a business subject. 

The Atlanta Spirit, the ownership group for the Hawks, informed the AP that they had no intention of selling or moving the team, despite recent rumors to the contrary. The Hawks have been locked in a bitter ownership dispute between majority and minority owners that has impacted everything from coaching to free agency decisions, and has caused a bit of a mess. 
Still, it’s good to hear that the Hawks aren’t going anywhere. They’re a marquee franchise in the league and the loss of them from Atlanta would be another in a line of depressing thefts from home cities. The Hawks have a tremendous history with the league, despite their sometimes lukewarm home base and the team’s modern inability to secure a championship. It’s best for the fans and the league that they stick around. 

Hezonja throws down one-handed dunk in preseason debut

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Mario Hezonja, the No. 5 pick in this year’s draft, has never lacked for confidence. The Croatian guard made his pro debut in the Magic’s preseason game against the Hornets on Saturday and did this:

Between Hezonja, Elfrid Payton, Victor Oladipo and Aaron Gordon, the Magic have a nucleus of young players that has the potential to be a lot of fun. Even if they’re still a few years away from contending, they’re definitely going to be a League Pass favorite this year.

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist suffers dislocated shoulder in preseason game

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Preseason is only just getting underway and there’s already a potentially serious injury to report. In the game between the Hornets and Magic on Saturday night, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was taken to the locker room after suffering a right shoulder injury. The Hornets announced that he was then taken to an Orlando-area hospital for follow-up x-rays:

A few hours after the game, the Hornets announced that Kidd-Gilchrist has a dislocated shoulder:

Depending on the severity of the injury, he could miss a few weeks or a few months. Hopefully, it’s the shorter end of that timeline. We should know more on Sunday.