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New Orleans Hornets vs. Atlanta Hawks game thread

The Atlanta Hawks look for back-to-back wins as they face off against Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Hornets.


2012/2013 NBA Regular Season Game #48
Friday, February 8, 2013
Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
7:30 p.m. ET
SportSouth HD, 680 AM/93.7 FM
Probable Starters
Greivis Vasquez PG Jeff Teague
Eric Gordon SG Kyle Korver
Al-Farouq Aminu SF Anthony Tolliver
Anthony Davis PF Josh Smith
Robin Lopez C Al Horford

Hawks Injury Report: Zaza Pachulia (Achilles) and Devin Harris (foot) are game time decisions against the Hornets. Both sounded like they would play coming out of shootaround. DeShawn Stevenson (knee) is out. Lou Williams had surgery to repair his torn ACL on Thursday and is out for the remainder of the season.

Hornets Injury Report: None to report

Hawks player to watch: Kyle Korver scored 14 points and went 4-7 from deep in the earlier meeting between the two teams. Korver needs one made three-point basket in tonight's game to set the Hawks franchise record for consecutive games with a made three. Korver currently shares the record with former Hawks' great Mookie Blaylock at 42 games.

Hornets player to watch: Anthony Davis is averaging 13.0 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game this season for New Orleans. He had a string of six-straight double figure scoring games snapped on Wednesday when he finished with eight points. Davis finished with nine points, 13 rebounds and four blocks in the earlier meeting with Atlanta.

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