The Atlanta Hawks are now in their second week of their coaching search and little in terms of official communication has come from the team.
Larry Drew, the Hawks coach for the past three seasons, has an expiring contract and general manager Danny Ferry is in the process of identifying other candidates.
Over the weekend, the Hawks did release a statement to several media outlets in response to a Yahoo! Sports report that the Hawks were aggressively pursuing former Orlando coach Stan Van Gundy. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that that story was inaccurate.)
I have great appreciation and respect for Larry and how he led our team this season, Ferry said in the statement of Drew, who led the Hawks to the playoffs in each season he coached the team. At the same time, it is my responsibility and in the best interests of the Hawks organization to consider all of our options, and talk with other potential head coaches before making a decision about who will lead our basketba...