Hawks letter names Paul, Howard

Updated: June 5, 2013, 2:24 PM ET
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The Atlanta Hawks are expected to pursue Chris Paul and Dwight Howard when the NBA's free-agency period begins next month.

But by specifically mentioning both Paul and Howard in a letter to potential ticket buyers, the Hawks may have violated the NBA's tampering policy.

Hawks president Bob Williams acknowledged Tuesday that the sales letter, first reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, was an "unfortunate" mistake made by a team ticket representative.

The letter names ...

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