FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, November 9, 2012
Garin Narain or Alison Sawyer, Hawks Media Relations, 404.878.3800
Meagan Swingle, Fox Sports South, 404.230.7318
GRAMMY AWARD WINNING SUPERSTAR AND ATLANTA NATIVE, T.i., to join Atlanta Hawks broadcast on sportsouth
T.I. to make debut as color commentator during Hawks vs. Heat Broadcast tonight on SportSouth
ATLANTA, GA --- With music, acting, producing, two novels and fashion under his belt, Atlanta Native, T.I. will soon add NBA color commentator to his resume. When the Atlanta Hawks take on the Miami Heat tonight at Philips Arena, T.I. will join longtime SportSouth commentator Bob Rathbun and former Atlanta Hawk Duane Ferrell as contributing sports analyst.
During his debut, T.I. will participate in live game day coverage on SportSouth during the first two quarters of the Atlanta Hawks vs. Miami Heat game airing at 7:30 p.m.
T.I. will be available for media prior to the broadcast from 6:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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