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Game Thread: Atlanta Hawks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Happy Friday! Let’s basketball.

NBA: Atlanta Hawks at Oklahoma City Thunder Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

The Oklahoma City Thunder are a very intriguing team and, in the early going of the 2017-2018 NBA season, an underachieving bunch. Still, Russell Westbrook and company appear to be coming alive with four wins in their last five games and, on cue, the Atlanta Hawks make their one and only annual visit to Chesapeake Energy Arena on Friday evening.

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 - Kent Bazemore

SG - Marco Belinelli

SF - Taurean Prince

PF - Ersan Ilyasova

C - Miles Plumlee


PG - Russell Westbrook

SG - Andre Roberson

SF - Paul George

PF - Carmelo Anthony

C - Steven Adams

Injury Report:

Atlanta - Dennis Schröder (ankle) and Dewayne Dedmon (left tibia) are out. Mike Muscala (ankle) is on G League assignment.

Oklahoma City - None