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Hawks play the Nets on 4-game win streak

April 1, 2022 GMT

Brooklyn Nets (40-37, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (40-37, ninth in the Eastern Conference)

Atlanta; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta will try to build upon its four-game win streak with a victory over Brooklyn.

The Hawks are 24-24 against Eastern Conference opponents. Atlanta has a 22-17 record in games decided by 10 points or more.

The Nets are 28-20 against Eastern Conference opponents. Brooklyn is 8-4 in one-possession games.

The teams square off for the third time this season. The Nets won 113-105 in the last matchup on Dec. 11. Kevin Durant led the Nets with 31 points, and Trae Young led the Hawks with 31 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Young is shooting 38.2% from beyond the arc with 3.0 made 3-pointers per game for the Hawks, while averaging 28.2 points and 9.6 assists. Bogdan Bogdanovic is averaging 19.7 points over the last 10 games for Atlanta.

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Patty Mills is shooting 41.0% and averaging 11.7 points for the Nets. Kyrie Irving is averaging 4.0 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Brooklyn.

LAST 10 GAMES: Hawks: 7-3, averaging 119.8 points, 43.0 rebounds, 26.7 assists, 9.2 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.2 points per game.

Nets: 6-4, averaging 120.2 points, 42.9 rebounds, 27.7 assists, 8.5 steals and 5.6 blocks per game while shooting 51.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.6 points.

INJURIES: Hawks: Jalen Johnson: day to day (concussion), John Collins: out (finger/foot), Lou Williams: day to day (ankle/back).

Nets: Ben Simmons: out (back), Joe Harris: out for season (ankle).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.