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Game Thread: Atlanta Hawks vs. Portland Trail Blazers

Back at home for Saturday night hoops.

NBA: Atlanta Hawks at Portland Trail Blazers Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports

Good evening! It is Saturday night and the Atlanta Hawks will take the floor in the team’s final game before 2018 arrives. The Portland Trail Blazers are in town for the festivities and fun should be had by all at Philips Arena.

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 - Shabazz Napier

SG - CJ McCollum

SF - Evan Turner

PF - Al-Farouq Aminu

C - Jusuf Nurkic

Injury Report:

Atlanta - Dennis Schroder (quad contusion) is probable; Dewayne Dedmon (tibia) is out. Mike Muscala (sprained left ankle) and DeAndre’ Bembry are on G League assignment.

Toronto - Damian Lillard (hamstring) is out; Noah Vonleh (dislocated finger) and Meyers Leonard (ankle) are probable; C.J. Wilcox (knee) is out.