SportSouth to Televise 75 Atlanta Hawks Games


Dominique Wilkins and Bob Rathbun to Call the Games, Jerome Jurenovich, Mike Glenn, Andre Aldridge to Host Hawks LIVE Before and After Every Game

ATLANTA (September 9, 2013) -- SportSouth today announced the network will televise 75 Atlanta Hawks games throughout the 2013-14 season. Former Atlanta Hawks star and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins returns for his sixth season as the Hawks game analyst with play-by-play announcer Bob Rathbun, entering his 18th season as the voice of the Hawks. Veteran NBA reporter Andre Aldridge will once again provide analysis and insights from the sidelines.

Surrounding every game telecast, SportSouth will televise a 30-minute Hawks LIVE pregame show, along with Hawks LIVE postgame coverage, featuring interviews with players and coaches, game highlights from around the NBA, and a look at the next opponent on the Hawks’ schedule. Jerome Jurenovich will host Hawks LIVE alongside analyst Mike “Stinger” Glenn with reports from Aldridge.

The Hawks will tip off the 2013-14 campaign on Wednesday, Oct. 30th, at Dallas, with full coverage beginning with Hawks LIVE at 8:00 p.m. ET on SportSouth. The team returns to Atlanta for the home opener on Friday, Nov. 1st, against Toronto at Philips Arena (7:00 p.m. ET on SportSouth).

SportSouth will also bring fans a preseason matchup on Tuesday, Oct. 8th in Asheville, NC, versus Charlotte. See attached for the complete SportSouth Hawks’ telecast schedule.

Hawks games on SportSouth are available in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi (excluding the Biloxi/Gulfport, Memphis and New Orleans DMAs), Tennessee (excluding the Memphis and Jackson DMAs), the Charleston, Augusta and Savannah DMA of South Carolina, the counties of Graham, Jackson, Macon and Swain in the Greenville-Spartanburg DMA of North Carolina, and the counties of Abbeville, Anderson and Oconee in Greenville-Spartanburg DMA.