The Atlanta Hawks enter Friday night’s game against the Houston Rockets in a tough spot. In short, the Rockets are considered to be legitimate contenders this season and, even without Chris Paul (who remains on the shelf with injury), James Harden and company are loaded with talent.
Still, the Hawks have a nice opportunity to break a frustrating losing skid and, at the very least, it should be a fun watch.
Stay tuned throughout the afternoon for all the latest and, as always, let's keep the discussion civil in the comments.
PG - Dennis Schröder
SG - Kent Bazemore
SF - Taurean Prince
PF - Mike Muscala
C - Dewayne Dedmon
PG - James Harden
SG - Eric Gordon
SF - Trevor Ariza
PF - Ryan Anderson
C - Clint Capela
Atlanta - Marco Belinelli (Achilles), Dennis Schröder (ankle) and Mike Muscala (ankle) are probable; Malcolm Delaney (sprained right ankle) is doubtful; Ersan Ilyasova (knee bone bruise), DeAndre’ Bembry (right wrist) and Miles Plumlee (quad strain) are out.
Houston - Chris Paul (knee) is out.