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Hawks CEO to pay for couple's wedding after meeting at team's 'Swipe Right Night'

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For Atlanta Hawks fan Ben McCleskey, his 393rd Tinder match was the lucky charm. 

Two years later, not only is McCleskey marrying the woman he matched with, Avery Armstrong, but Hawks CEO Steve Koonin is going to foot the bill, too. 

In 2015, McCleskey met Armstrong at the team's "Swipe Right Night." 

The couple returned a year later for "Swipe Night 2.0," where, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, they sat in Harry's Love Nest.

That's when Koonin connected with the couple and said, "If they get married, the Hawks would be happy to host the wedding."

One year later, McCleskey popped the question, and Armstrong said yes. 

Last week, Armstrong took to Twitter last week to ask the team if the offer still stands. 

Koonin responded with this message:

"Avery and Ben: We are super excited for how your relationship has grown since you met at our first Swipe Right Night," he said on the Hawks' website. "I will absolutely make good on my promise for the Hawks to host your wedding. We can't wait to start making plans and meet your new little one."

Love is in the air. All it took was 393 Tinder matches. 

--Isaac Chipps

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