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Hawks discipline but don't fire GM Danny Ferry over racial remarks
Hawks discipline but don't fire GM Danny Ferry over racial remarks

Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry will apparently keep his job despite one of the team's co-owners calling for his ouster shortly after Ferry made racially inflammatory remarks about free-agent prospect Luol Deng during a conference call with team executives in June. In a letter written to controlling owner Bruce Levenson obtained by Atlanta's WSB-TV, Hawks co-owner Michael Gearon Jr. wrote that Ferry should resign or be terminated for cause after Ferry said on the call one potential free agent "has a little African in him" and later described the player as "a two-faced liar and cheat." Deng was not named in the letter but was identified as the...

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