John Collins walks on stage with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being drafted 19th overall by the Atlanta Hawks during the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 22, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Fox Sports Southeast to air Hawks draftees, Howard press conferences

Fox Sports Southeast will televise two live press conferences of interest to Hawks fans on Monday.

The network with televise the Hawks’ introductory press conference of their three draft picks at 11 a.m. That will be followed by the Hornets’ introductory press conference for the Dwight Howard, acquired in a trade with the Hawks last week, at noon.

The Hawks will introduce picks No. 19 John Collins, No. 41 Tyler Dorsey and No. 60 Alpha Kaba. General manager Travis Schlenk will also be in attendance. Hawks sideline reporter Andre Aldridge will serve as host.

The scene will switch to Charlotte where Howard will be introduced. The Atlanta native signed with the Hawks as a free agent last year. After one season, he was traded to the Hornets for Miles Plumlee and Marco Belinelli. The Hawks and Hornets also switched second-round picks in this year’s draft in the deal.

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