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Longtime NBA Exec Michelle Leftwich To Join Hawks' Front Office As Top Aide To GM Schlenk

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 20 / 17

The Hawks will soon hire longtime NBA exec MICHELLE LEFTWICH to "join their front office as a top aide" to GM TRAVIS SCHLENK , making her "one of the league's highest-ranking women in basketball operations," according to sources cited by Marc Stein of the N.Y. TIMES. Sources said that Leftwich, w...

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