Following a successful Turnkey Search, the Atlanta Hawks have hired Travis Schlenk to the position of General Manager and Head of Basketball Operations. Schlenk will officially join the Hawks on June 1, 2017.
Schlenk, 41, brings 16 years of NBA experience to Atlanta. He joins the franchise from the Golden State Warriors, where he served as Assistant GM, reporting directly to GM Bob Myers.
“We conducted a very thorough search process and believe Travis shares our vision for the team and the ability to implement it as we continue working hard to reach our commitment to bring a championship to Atlanta,” said Principal Owner Tony Ressler. “We appreciate the willingness of Joe Lacob and Bob Myers of Golden State for allowing Travis and his family to join the Hawks.”
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