Report: Hawks won’t discipline GM Wes Wilcox over black-wife joke


At a season-ticket-holder event, Hawks general manager Wes Wilcox joked that he could relate to angry and argumentative fans because he has a black wife.

Appropriate for the venue? Seems not.

Funny? Seems not.

But wherever Wilcox’s joke fell short, it’ll end there with the franchise.

Mike Wise of The Undefeated:

Is someone reminding Wilcox about proper workplace behavior (and just good sense) considered discipline? If not, this is probably fine.

Wilcox screwed up, but not every screw-up requires discipline beyond talking to someone about not repeating the error.