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Atlanta Hawks Vs. Washington Wizards Game Thread

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Josh Smith and company look to bounce back from their worst loss of the season as they go on the road to face the depleted Washington Wizards.

Kevin C. Cox

2012/2013 NBA Regular Season Game #22, Road Game #10
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Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Verizon Center, Washington, DC
7:00 p.m. ET
SportSouth HD, 680 AM/93.7 FM
Probable Starters
Jordan Crawford PG Jeff Teague
Bradley Beal SG Devin Harris
Martell Webster SF Kyle Korver
Chris Singleton PF Josh Smith
Emeka Okafor C Al Horford

Hawks Injury Report: Anthony Morrow (back) is a game time decision. Morrow has been dealing with a back injury since Saturday, but reportedly participated in the team's practice yesterday.

Wizards Injury Report: Injuries galore! John Wall (left patella), Trevor Booker (knee), Trevor Ariza (left calf), and AJ Price (fractured right hand) are all out for tonight's game. Nene also sat out Saturday's blowout loss against the Miami Heat with a sore foot. His status for the game is unknown.

Hawks Player(s) to watch: Josh Smith and Al Horford haven't been shy against the Washington Wizards this season. In two games against the Wizards, Josh Smith is averaging 24.0 ppg and 13.5 ppg while Horford is averaging 14.5 ppg and 11.5 rpg. Both players have recorded two double-doubles each in the two games against the Wizards. The Hawks are 6-0 when both Josh Smith and Al Horford record a double-double.

Wizards Player(s) to watch: There has only been one Wizards player that has consistently hurt the Hawks in their past two meetings, Kevin Seraphin. In two games against the Hawks, Seraphin is putting up 20.0 ppg, 8.5 rpg, and 2.0 bpg while shooting 51% from the field.

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