Social media reaction was fast and swift Wednesday following the news that the Hawks and State Farm reached a naming rights agreement for Philips Arena.
OFFICIAL: We have a new home at State Farm Arena.— Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) August 29, 2018
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The deal will be for 20 years for the facility, which will be named State Farm Arena. Read more on the story here.
#BREAKING: Remade @PhilipsArena will open with a new name. Multiple @NBA sources tell Channel 2 Sports Director @ZachKleinWSB that the @ATLHawks have signed a 20-year deal with @StateFarm to change the name of their home arena to State Farm Arena. https://t.co/cvEu27xD1n pic.twitter.com/B2s2PPdJvs— AJC (@ajc) August 29, 2018
Philips Arena 👉 State Farm Arena@ATLHawks sign 20-year deal with @StateFarm to change name of their home arena, league sources tell @ZachKleinWSB. https://t.co/FGLPq5OMkK— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) August 29, 2018
What do you think of the change? pic.twitter.com/t246HchSJq
Photos: The rise and rebuild of Hawks’ home https://t.co/ec59ngDUtB— AJC Sports (@AJCsports) August 29, 2018
Philips Arena, newly renovated home of the @ATLHawks, becomes State Farm Arena pic.twitter.com/1B2EiF1EWa— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) August 29, 2018
The Hawks say that State Farm Arena, their new home after a $192.5M renovation, will feature the third largest NBA scoreboard, Topgolf Swing Suites, Killer Mike’s SWAG Shop (a four-chair barbershop overlooking the court) and the signature Hawks Bar, the NBA’s first courtside bar.— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) August 29, 2018
Old Stadiums:— Gus♎️ (@gusnextdoor10) August 29, 2018
State Farm Arena
Mercedes Benz Stadium #ChopOn #TrueToAtlanta #RiseUp
State Farm Arena in Atlanta joins State Farm Arena in Hildalgo, TX and State Farm Center in Champaign, IL as sports venues bearing the State Farm name.— Mike Conti (@MikeConti929) August 29, 2018
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