Hawks’ 12 home games in New Orleans: ‘Worst times’
By Chris Vivlamore, The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionEditor’s note: At a time when sports are shut down, including the canceled Final Four in Atlanta and many other postponed events, we take a look (in no particular order) at some of the bizarre moments from Georgia sports history.
A test for a possible franchise move.An easy way to make a needed $1.2 million.
A publicity stunt.
The Hawks played 12 home games in New Orleans during the 1984-85 NBA season, and the reason for the experiment may be any or all of the above possibilities.