Hawks hire Landry Fields as assistant GM

102715 ATLANTA: -- A new Hawks logo is painted on the tunnel wall leading out to the court for the first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

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The Hawks have hired Landry Fields as an assistant general manager, according to a person familiar with the situation.

The news was first reported by ESPN.

Fields, who is 32, played five seasons in the NBA from 2010-15 and was previously GM of the Austin Spurs, the San Antonio Spurs' G League affiliate.

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