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Atlanta Hawks CEO to pay for wedding of couple that met at team’s Tinder-themed ‘Swipe Right Night’

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A couple that met that first met at a promotional event held by the Atlanta Hawks in partnership with Tinder is now getting married, and Hawks CEO Steve Koonin is keeping a promise to pay for the wedding.

Ben McCleskey and Avery Armstrong began their relationship at the Hawks’ first ever "Swipe Right Night," an in-arena promotion seeking to connect single Hawks fans. Months later, t he couple would return for another night with the Hawks during the playoffs, and posted pictures from their date-night together.

Excited by the romantic success of the evening, and the fact that one of the relationships that got together on the first "Swipe Right Night" was still going strong, Koonin told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he’d be more than willing to help should ...

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