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05-31-2011, 05:43 PM
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Originally Posted by I Love Rebecca Black View Post
While I agree it's good for the NHL, I still think that ATL fans are a good bunch.

If you've ever watched the Hawks and Flacons you can still see 60% or so of the arena filled up even when they are not bad.

Is ATL a great sports destination? No, but I really don't think it's as bad as the portrait you're painting it out to be in my humble opinion.
They have 60% of the arena filled when they are great. The only time Atlanta supports pro teams is in the playoffs. It's a terrible market with terrible fans. I've been saying this for years. It is what it is. It's an anomaly, for sure. They don't deserve any of the teams they have, really.

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