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Atlanta's Ownership Nightmare is Ending

From the Associated Press via ESPN:

Steve Belkin agreed to sell his share of the Atlanta Hawks on Friday, allowing the team to complete a trade for Phoenix guard Joe Johnson and settling a dispute that brought the owners to court.

The NBA said Belkin would leave as the team's governor and sell his share of Atlanta Spirit, the nine-man group that also owns the NHL's Thrashers and Philips Arena.

The NBA said Belkin would leave as the team's governor and sell his share of Atlanta Spirit, the nine-man group that also owns the NHL's Thrashers and Philips Arena.