Hawks-Pistons Game Thread

Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) brings the ball up court during the second half in an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz Tuesday, March 8, 2016, in Salt Lake City. The Hawks won 91-84. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) brings the ball up court during the second half in an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz Tuesday, March 8, 2016, in Salt Lake City. The Hawks won 91-84. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

HAWKS VS. PISTONS

March 16, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Palace at Auburn Hills

Probable Starters

Hawks (38-29, 17-17 road)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip surgery)

Inactives: Splitter, Lamar Patterson (D-League), Edy Tavares (D-League)

Pistons (34-33, 19-11 home)

Reggie Jackson

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Tobias Harris

Marcus Morris

Andre Drummond

Injury report: Doubtful – Jodie Meeks; Probable –  Spencer Dinwiddie (right ankle sprain)

Inactives: Meeks

Officials: Ron Garretson, Lauren Holtkamp, Josh Tiven

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 104-75 home win over the Pacers Sunday, their second straight win and seventh in the past nine games. … The teams have split their two games this season, both in Atlanta. … A win would move the Hawks to a season-best 10 games over .500. … Teague is averaging 20.5 points in two games against the Pistons this season. … Horford is 7 of 13 from 3-point range over the past four games. … Thabo Sefolosha is averaging 12.5 points and 8.0 rebounds in the past two games.

From the Pistons

The Pistons are coming off a 124-81 loss at the Wizards Monday. The Pistons are starting an NBA season-high nine-game home stand, which includes two games with the Hawks. They still have 11 home games remaining. … The Pistons are 30-12 when outrebounding their opponent and 4-21 when their opponent equals or outrebounds them. … Drummond leads the NBA in double-doubles with 55. … Harris is averaging 16.9 points in 13 games since joining the Pistons.

TV; Radio: FSSE; 92.9 FM

Five things to watch in the Hawks’ final 15 regular-season games

Tiago Splitter continues rehabilitation

Reader Comments 0

0 comments