76ers vs. Atlanta Hawks at a Glance
TEAMS: 76ers (2-18) vs. Hawks (14-6)
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday
WHERE: Philips Arena
BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM
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411 ON Hawks: The Hawks are one of the hottest teams in the NBA. Their current seven-game winning streak is the franchise's longest since winning seven consecutive in November, 2009. The Hawks rank fourth in the NBA in assists (25.5 per game). Former Sixer Kyle Korver is shooting an NBA best 55 percent on three-pointers. And Paul Millsap is the only player in the league averaging at least 16 points, seven rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block.
12 Luc Mbah a Moute F 6-8 8.7 ppg. 5.2 rpg.
4 Nerlens Noel F 6-11 8.2 ppg. 6.6 rpg.
35 Henry Sims C 6-11 10.0 ppg. 5.6 rpg.
31 Hollis Thompson G 6-8 7.8 ppg. 1.2 spg.
1 Michael Carter-Williams G 6-6 16.3 ppg. .7.4 apg.
Coach: Brett Brown (Second season, 21-81)
Injury report: Joel Embiid (right foot stress fracture, out), Jason Richardson (right foot stress fracture, out), Tony Wroten (sprain right knee, doubtful) and Alexey Shved (left hip flexor strain, questionable)
5 DeMarre Carroll F 6-8 11.8 ppg. 1.3 spg.
4 Paul Millsap F 6-8 16.6 ppg. 7.7 rpg.
15 Al Horford C 6-10 13.4 ppg. 6.3 rpg.
26 Kyle Korver G 6-7 13.5 ppg. 3.1 apg.
0 Jeff Teague G 6-2 17.5 ppg. 7.1 apg.
Coach: Mike Budenholzer (Second season, 52-50)
Injury report: None to report
The Hawks hold a 162-159 advantage and have won the last four games
Friday: 7:30 p.m. at Barclays Center, Sixers vs. Brooklyn Nets
Saturday: 7:30 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Sixers vs. Memphis Grizzlies
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