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Atlanta Hawks vs Los Angeles Lakers game thread

The Atlanta Hawks hope to find some offense tonight when they take on the Los Angeles Lakers

Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

The Atlanta Hawks reach the midpoint of their current road trip Sunday night with a stop in Los Angeles to face the Lakers. Atlanta began their trip with a win in Indiana but fell flat in a blowout loss to the Jazz on Friday. The Lakers won the previous meeting between the two teams in a shootout at Philips Arena.

Offensive/Defensive particulars

Hawks - Off Rating - 101.1 (21st), Def Rating - 96.5 (1st)

Lakers - Off Rating - 105.5 (10th), Def Rating - 109.1 (29th)

Probable Starters


PG - Dennis Schröder

SG - Kyle Korver

SF - Kent Bazemore

PF - Paul Millsap

C - Dwight Howard


PG - Jose Calderon

SG - Nick Young

SF - Brandon Ingram

PF - Luol Deng

C - Timofey Mozgov

Injury Report

Hawks - Mike Scott (knee) and Tiago Splitter (hamstring/calf) is out.

Lakers - Larry Nance Jr. (thumb) is probable, Julius Randle (hip) and D'Angelo Russell (knee) are out.