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Hawks Owner Alex Meruelo's Love Of Desserts Prompts Twitter Hashtag Party

New Atlanta Hawks owner Alex Meruelo was asked at his introductory press conference to reveal one of his deepest secrets. He thought about it for what felt like weeks before announcing his love of dessert. Not a specific dessert, but dessert. Everybody likes dessert! Of course Twitter had itself a fine old time with that news, with our own Jon Bois kicking off festivities.

Here is the best Twitter joke on the matter, which combines both the best of all desserts (seriously, they're UNFAIR) with a Hawks Hall of Famer, followed by many others that were also fantastic:

Bob Pettit fours #hawksdesserts (Now with correct hashtag!)less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

"Pistachio" Pete Maravich #hawksdessertsless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

Magnum "Swiss" Rolle RT @jon_bois: Cookie Blaylock #hawksdessertsless than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

And I'm pretty proud of this one, but nobody else liked it all that much.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.