|Atlanta Hawks spokesman says Phillips Arena apparently OK after storm|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 14 March 2008 17:54|
Inside the arena, there were no immediate signs of fallen debris, but small pieces from a ceiling tile landed on the Hawks' practice court.
``From what I hear, we're OK,'' Triche said after the Hawks' win over the Los Angeles Clippers. ``They're checking the roof right now in one corner, but everything looks fine so far.''
The Hawks were playing the Los Angeles Clippers in the fourth quarter when the storm tore a hole in the roof at the Georgia Dome, which is located in the same complex as Philips and less than a half-mile from the arena.
During the Hawks' game, arena officials made no public announcements about the storm.
At the dome, Southeastern Conference officials stopped the next-to-last game of the night in the men's basketball tournament, but play later resumed in Mississippi State's overtime win over Alabama.