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DANNY FERRY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former GM: Sasha Kaun 'will really help the Cavs'

Sasha Kaun was selected by the Cavaliers in the 2008 NBA Draft, but is just now joining the team on a two-year deal beginning with the upcoming season.Cleveland's GM back then was Danny Ferry, and he believes that Kaun is an NBA ready big man who will provide an immediate boost."He will really help the Cavs," said Ferry, in an interview with Terry Pluto of Cleveland.com. "He was...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ferry talks to Terry Pluto about the Cavs drafting and signing Sasha Kaun

The deal isn’t official yet, but the Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly agreed last week to a two-year deal that will bring 30-year-old Russian center Sasha Kaun to the NBA after six seasons playing for CSKA Moscow. The Plain Dealer‘s Terry Pluto spoke to the man who drafted Kaun in 2008, Danny Ferry. Ferry was the Cavs GM from 2005 to 2010, winning NBA Executive of the Year honors...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Part Ways with Danny Ferry, Mike Budenholzer to Become Team President

The Atlanta Hawks are parting ways with general manager Danny Ferry, who has been away from the team since last year after making some racially insensitive remarks during a meeting. In what promises to be a major shake-up in the team’s front office Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski was the first to report that head coach Mike Budenholzer will take over as the Hawks...
Via Sportsnaut
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-mayor of Atlanta backs Danny Ferry's return

The last thing the Atlanta Hawks need right now is their general manager getting in the way. Off to their best record since the days of Dominique Wilkins, the Hawks sit atop the Eastern Conference with a 43-11 record. And they’ve done it with GM Danny Ferry on a leave of absence and a big ‘For...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

The Atlanta Hawks announced Friday that general manager Danny Ferry will be taking an indefinite leave of absence after audio surfaced of the GM reading racist remarks about Miami Heat forward Luol Deng from a scouting report in June. Ferry released a statement expressing his apology to Deng and to anyone else he offended. “Luol is a good man who I have known for many years, and...
Via NESN.com
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Audio of Hawks’ Danny Ferry’s alleged racist remarks emerge

Well this did not take long. By now everyone knows what is going on with the Hawks. Instead of dealing with a new season, they are dealing with allegations of racism among the team owner and general manager Danny Ferry. And now you can hear exactly what Ferry said (allegedly) in the audio below. Of course Ferry has denied that he was making those comments on his own accord and...
Via Crossover Chronicles
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Audio released of Ferry's controversial Deng comments

Danny Ferry’s explanation that he was merely reading from a scouting report when he made racist comments about Luol Deng seems less believable now that the audio has been released. On Thursday the Atlanta Journal-Constitution posted audio from the conference call Ferry had with several Atlanta Hawks owners on June 6 to discuss free agents. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Silver doesn't think Danny Ferry should be fired

Everyone has an opinion when it comes to the Atlanta Hawks and Danny Ferry. That includes league commissioner, Adam Silver. While in Spain for the FIBA World Cup, Silver was asked his thoughts, by USA Today, about the whole situation and […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Danny Ferry ‘Sounds Like (Donald) Sterling’ To Hawks Minority Owner

Michael Gearon is largely responsible for the major impending shakeup atop the Atlanta Hawks’ power structure, but “Gearon is no whistle-blowing hero for racial justice,” according to a new report. A transcript of the conference call on which Hawks general manager Danny Ferry made racist comments about Luol Deng shows the complicated politics within the organization. In the...
Via NESN.com
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Deng scouting report triggered Hawks investigation

It was a background report on Luol Deng that reportedly set the investigation of Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson into motion, according to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. The Hawks were among the teams that pursued Deng in free agency this offseason, and although he ultimately signed with the Miami Heat, it was a meeting about the small forward which ultimately led to Levenson...
Via NESN.com
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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