Mullin resigns, unlikely to be replaced as president of Hawks, Thrashers
ATLANTA -- Bernie Mullin resigned as president of the Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Thrashers, and a member of the ownership group doesn't expect he'll be replaced.
Michael Gearon Jr., an Atlanta-based member of the ownership group, said Mullin's resignation Tuesday will set up a more efficient management of the teams.
Mullin had been president and chief executive officer of Atlanta Spirit, representing the ownership group for the Hawks, the Thrashers and Philips Arena, since 2004.
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