NARAIN HIRED AS VICE PRESIDENT OF HAWKS PUBLIC RELATIONS

ATLANTA, September 24, 2012 - The Atlanta Hawks have named Garin Narain as Vice President of Hawks Public Relations, the team announced today.  He joins the Hawks after spending the past nine years in the basketball communications department of the Cleveland Cavaliers, most recently as director of basketball communications.

In his role with the Hawks, he will play an integral role in directing the team’s communications strategies as well as supervising and directing the day-to-day operations of the Hawks public relations office.

A native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Narain attended the University of Florida. He and his wife, Ellen, have a daughter, Naya.

Narain joins Jon Steinberg (Director of Hawks Media Relations) and Jason Roose (Senior Manager of Hawks Media Relations) on the Hawks public relations staff.

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