Pistons-Hawks, Alabama-Auburn games postponed due to winter storm

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter

Atlanta, GA, United States (4E Sports) – The NBA announced that the scheduled Wednesday’s game between the Detroit Pistons and Atlanta Hawks has been postponed due to severe weather conditions in the Atlanta area.

The league said the game will be rescheduled at a later date.

The cancellation was made after the Pistons failed to make their scheduled flight into Atlanta Tuesday night from Detroit.

Also, the men’s basketball game between Alabama and Auburn has been postponed until Thursday due to the wintry weather across the state of Alabama.

The Crimson Tide said the safety of the participating teams, staff and fans was considered in postponing the game.

However, other games between Georgia and Vanderbilt and Georgia Tech against North Carolina will push through as scheduled.

According to the Bulldogs’ official website, students will be admitted to the Stegeman Coliseum free of charge

The program reminded fans to exercise caution should be exercised in getting to and from the game because of driving conditions in and around Athens.

Georgia Tech decided to push through with the game after the Tar Heels made it to Atlanta without any hitch.

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