2 Chainz buys into the College Park Skyhawks.
2 Chainz has officially joined the ownership team of the Atlanta Hawks’ new NBA G League affiliate, the College Park Skyhawks. 2 Chainz, who was born and raised in College Park, joins an ownership group led by principal owner Tony Ressler and vice chair, NBA Hall of Famer Grant Hill.
The Skyhawks will kick off their inaugural season in 2019-20 at the Gateway Center located on the campus of the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park, Georgia.
“It’s exciting and a dream come TRU to be a part of a sports team, especially one in my community,” 2 Chainz said in a news release. “Being able to give back, create opportunities for the youth, inspire and show people what you can do if you believe in yourself and work hard makes this opportunity so meaningful to me.”
Hawks CEO Steve Koonin says:
“College Park is a place where stars are born, and we are excited to welcome one of the city’s biggest - 2 Chainz - as an owner of the College Park Skyhawks."
"It is truly a perfect match. Nobody represents College Park better or is more invested in that community than him and his passion and knowledge for the game of basketball is well-documented. He will be a great ambassador for the Skyhawks - the next generation of College Park stars."
In addition to announces 2 Chainz as the newest member of their ownership team, the Skyhawks also revealed their new logo: the profile of a gray Skyhawk inside a red-outlined circle along with the team name, “College Park Skyhawks."