On Friday, the Atlanta Hawks released their 2018-19 schedule in the dopest way. The club partnered with Spotify to give their fans a 82-song playlist that matches the corresponding dates of each game throughout the season. Can you guess the teams?
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— Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) August 10, 2018
Per the team’s press release:
“With the Atlanta music scene driving music and culture all over the world, we thought there was no better way to honor our city than to partner with Spotify on this creative schedule release to celebrate 50 years of Hawks basketball in Atlanta,” Hawks Chief Marketing Officer Melissa Proctor said.
“Music is at the center of any sports experience and we’re excited to work with the Atlanta Hawks to bring fans closer to the music they love in such a creative editorial way to announce their historic 50th season,” said Xavier “X” Jernigan, Head of Cultural Partnerships at Spotify.
The Hawks tip off their 50th season at New York on Oct. 17. The home opener is on Oct.24 and they will host the Dallas Mavericks. Philips Arena re-opens with a $192.5 million transformation, the second-largest in NBA history.
All of the Monday through Saturday home games will have 7:30 p.m. tip times, with the exception of the home opener on Oct. 24 (7 p.m.), Monday, Jan. 21 vs. Orlando (3 p.m.), Saturday, Feb. 23 vs. Phoenix (7 p.m.), Saturday, Mar. 9 vs. Brooklyn (7 p.m.) and Wednesday, Apr. 10 vs. Indiana (8:00 p.m.). Sunday game times will vary.