Trail Blazers Post Photos After Team Evacuated from Hotel Because of Tornado

Timothy Rapp@@TRappaRTFeatured Columnist IVMay 3, 2021

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The Portland Trail Blazers arrived in Atlanta for a matchup Monday night with the Hawks only to be greeted by a tornado in the area. 

Per the team and center Jusuf Nurkic, the Blazers had to be evacuated after a tornado touched down in the Atlanta region:

The tornado warning lasted from 10:30 a.m. ET to 11:15 a.m. ET, according to Jackson Dill and Haley Brink of CNN.com. 

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms shared several images of the damage caused by the tornado in the area:

As for Monday's game between the Hawks and Trail Blazers, all indications are that it will go ahead as scheduled.

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