ATLANTA HAWKS HOSTING OPEN PRACTICE AT PHILIPS ARENA
ON OCTOBER 5, 2013

Free to the general public. Practice Begins at 5:00pm, doors open at 4:00pm.

ATLANTA (September 26, 2013) -- The entire Atlanta Hawks roster and coaching staff will be tipping-off the 2013-14 season with an open practice on October 5, 2013 at Philips Arena. The event is free to the general public with doors at the CNN entrance opening at 4:00pm for a 5:00pm tip-off.

Open practice will consist of two teams of current Hawks players scrimmaging during three, 12-minute quarters. In-game elements for the day include a Q&A with Coach Budenholzer, play-by-play from the voice of the Hawks, Steve Holman, appearances by Atlanta Hawks cheerleaders and Harry the Hawk, and a 50/50 jackpot raffle benefitting the Atlanta Hawks Foundation. Open Practice will also be streamed live on Hawks.com.