Atlanta Hawks vs. 76ers at a Glance
TEAMS: Hawks (49-12) vs. Sixers (13-49)
WHEN: 7:30 pm. Saturday
WHERE: Wells Fargo Center
BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM
SOCIAL MEDIA COVERAGE: TWITTER – @PompeyOnSixers, INSTAGRAM – PompeyOnSixers
411 on Hawks: Atlanta owns the best record in the NBA and is the first team in the league this season to clinch a playoff spot. This marks the eight consecutive season that the Hawks clinched a postseason spots. They showed their dominance in Friday's 106-97 home victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Al Horford finished that game with 19 points and nine rebounds.
33 Robert Covington G 6-8 13.0 ppg. 1.5 spg.
12 Luc Mbah a Moute F 6-8 10.1 ppg. 5.1 rpg.
4 Nerlens Noel C 6-11 8.8 ppg. 7.5 rpg.
9 JaKarr Sampson G 6-9 4.7 ppg. 1.9 rpg.
0 Isaiah Canaan G 6-0 8.0 ppg. 1.7 apg.
Coach: Brett Brown (second season, 32-112)
Injury report: Tony Wroten (partially torn ACL in right knee, out) and Joel Embiid (right foot stress fracture, out) and Jason Richardson (rest).
5 DeMarre Carroll F 6-8 11.8 ppg. 5.2 rpg.
4 Paul Millsap F 6-8 16.9 ppg. 8.0 rpg`.
15 Al Horford C 6-10 15.5 ppg. 7.7 rpg.
26 Kyle Korver G 6-7 12.4 ppg. 2.7 apg.
0 Jeff Teague G 6-2 16.8 ppg. 7.2 apg.
Coach: Mike Budenholzer (Second season, 87-56)
Injury report: Thabo Sefolosha (right calf strain, out)
Sixers lead, 187-179, but have lost seven straight to the Hawks.
Wednesday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Chicago Bulls at Sixers
Friday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Sacramento Kings at Sixers
Saturday: 7:30 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Brooklyn Nets at Sixers
March 16: 7:30 p.m., at TD Garden, Sixers at Boston Celtics.
March 18: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Detroit Pistons at Sixers