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Game Thread: Atlanta Hawks vs. Denver Nuggets

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NBA: Atlanta Hawks at Denver Nuggets Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

The Atlanta Hawks and Denver Nuggets will square off on this fine Saturday evening and the eyes of the city will be on this particular match-up. Okay, there is a little bit of sarcasm baked in there with regard to Atlanta United playing for an MLS title next door but, if nothing else, an entertaining basketball game is on deck here and that is cause for celebration.

As always, we encourage you to use the comment section below to discuss the game in a cordial manner. Let’s enjoy this one together.

Probable Starters


PG - Trae Young

SG - Kevin Huerter

SF - Kent Bazemore

PF - John Collins

C - Dewayne Dedmon


PG - Jamal Murray

SG - Torrey Craig

SF - Juancho Hernangomez

PF - Trey Lyles

C - Nikola Jokic

Injury Report:

Atlanta - Miles Plumlee (left knee pain) is doubtful; Jeremy Lin (low back strain), Taurean Prince (left ankle sprain), Alex Poythress (left ankle contusion) and Omari Spellman (right hip soreness) are out.

Denver - Jamal Murray (right forearm contusion) is probable; Paul Millsap (right foot), Gary Harris (right hip), Will Barton (right hip), Isaiah Thomas (right hip), Michael Porter Jr. (back) and Jarred Vanderbilt (right foot) are out.