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Game Thread: Atlanta Hawks vs. Miami Heat

Kick the week off with Monday night basketball.

NBA: Preseason-Atlanta Hawks at Miami Heat Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Good evening! The Atlanta Hawks face off against the Miami Heat this evening and fun should be had by all. It is something of a tough spot for the visitors from an injury perspective and, with that, the door is open for a potential “upset” on Atlanta’s behalf.

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

Probable Starters


PG - Dennis Schröder

SG - Kent Bazemore

SF - Taurean Prince

PF - Ersan Ilyasova

C - Miles Plumlee


PG - Tyler Johnson

SG - Dion Waiters

SF - Josh Richardson

PF - Bam Adebayo

C - Kelly Olynyk

Injury Report:

Atlanta - John Collins (left AC joint sprain) and Luke Babbitt (lower back) are probable; Mike Muscala (sprained left ankle) and Dewayne Dedmon (left tibia) are out.

Miami - Goran Dragic (elbow), Hassan Whiteside (knee), James Johnson (ankle), Justise Winslow (knee), Rodney McGruder (leg) and Okaro White (foot) are out.