7:30 p.m., Philips Arena
TV: Fox Sports Southeast Radio: WFNZ-AM 610.
G K. Walker
G D. Schroder
G N. Batum
G T. Hardaway Jr
F M. Kidd-Gilchrist
F T. Sefolosha
F M. Williams
F P. Millsap
C C. Zeller
C D. Howard
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Dwight Howard vs. Cody Zeller: Howard came home to Atlanta in free-agency over the summer. Zeller has established himself as an NBA starter.
▪ Hornets point guard Kemba Walker missed Friday’s road game in Boston to attend to a personal matter. He’s expected to get to Atlanta in time to play Saturday.
▪ This is a tough back-to-back set for both teams; the Hawks played in Toronto against the Raptors Friday.
▪ The Hawks have been in a slide of late; entering the Raptors game they had lost eight of 10 to fall below .500.
▪ Playing in Atlanta has been a big problem for the Bobcats/Hornets – they have lost 10 of their last 11 regular-season games at Philips Arena.
Did you know?
The Hawks’ recent struggles have taken many forms. They scored 68 against the Utah Jazz and allowed 131 to the Orlando Magic.