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New York Knicks vs Atlanta Hawks game thread

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Holiday basketball returns to Philips Arena this evening. Join us!

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The Atlanta Hawks have struggled at home this season and the New York Knicks come to town on Wednesday evening. Mike Budenholzer's team is favored to win this particular match-up, at least according to oddsmakers, but New York has overachieved throughout the season and nothing will be easy for Atlanta in this spot. Beyond that, Hawks fans get an up close and personal look at one of the game's best young players in Kristaps Porzingis and fun will be had by all.

Stay tuned throughout the evening for all the latest and, as always, let's keep the discussion civil in the comments.

Probable Starters

Hawks

PG - Dennis Schröder

SG - Kent Bazemore

SF - Thabo Sefolosha

PF - Paul Millsap

C - Dwight Howard

Knicks

PG - Derrick Rose

SG - Sasha Vujacic

SF - Carmelo Anthony

PF - Kristaps Porzingis

C - Joakim Noah

Injury Report:

Atlanta - Tim Hardaway Jr. (right groin) is questionable; Tiago Splitter (calf) is out.

New York - Courtney Lee (wrist) is out.