Kelley L Cox-US PRESSWIRE
The Atlanta Hawks held onto Josh Smith at Thursday's trade deadline and now look to put the focus back on the court as they take on the Sacramento Kings Friday night at Philips Arena.
|2012/2013 NBA Regular Season Game #53|
|Friday, February 22, 2013|
|Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia|
|7:30 p.m. ET|
|SportSouth HD, 680 AM/93.7 FM|
|Isaiah Thomas||PG||Jeff Teague|
|Tyreke Evans||SG||DeShawn Stevenson|
|John Salmons||SF||Josh Smith|
|Jason Thompson||PF||Al Horford|
|DeMarcus Cousins||C||Zaza Pachulia|
Hawks player to watch: Now that the trade deadline is behind him, Josh Smith can focus on finishing out the rest of the season in Atlanta before going into free agency this summer. Smith finished with 19 points, eight rebounds, six assists and five blocks in the win over the Kings back in November.
Kings player to watch: Isaiah Thomas finished with 22 points and four assists in Tuesday's Kings' loss to the San Antonio Spurs. on Tuesday. Thomas is averaging over 18 points in his last five games.