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Charlotte Bobcats Vs. Atlanta Hawks Game Thread


2012/2013 NBA Regular Season Game #20, Road Game #11

Thursday, December 13, 2012
Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
7:30 p.m. ET
SportSouth HD, 680 AM/93.7 FM
Probable Starters
Kemba Walker PG Jeff Teague
Jeffery Taylor SG Kyle Korver
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist SF DeShawn Stevenson
Byron Mullens PF Josh Smith
Bismack Biyombo C Al Horford

Hawks Injury Report: Hooray! There are no injuries to report.

Bobcats Injury Report: Tyrus Thomas (calf strain) is out.

Hawks Player(s) to watch: Al Horford has lived up to his "Boss" nickname against the Bobcats this season. Horford is averaging, 21.5 ppg and 12.0 rpg against them (2 games) this season. Horford will also look to tie his career long double-double streak tonight, as he will look for his 8th straight double-double. During this streak, Horford is averaging 17.6 ppg and 12.3 rpg while shooting 53% from the field.

Bobcats Player(s) to watch: Last name Walker, first name Kemba. Kemba Walker has been playing at an All-star level lately averaging 21.2 ppg, 6.0 apg, and 1.7 spg, while shooting 48% from the field, and 44% from the three point line in his last six games. However, Walker has only averaged 15.5 ppg in 33% shooting against the Hawks this season.

Additional SB Nation Coverage: SB Nation Atlanta, Rufus on Fire