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


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.


SIXERS (13-49)

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).

HAWKS  (49-12)

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

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