Atlanta and Detroit meet for conference matchup
Detroit Pistons (0-2, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (1-1, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta hosts Detroit in a matchup of Eastern Conference teams.
Atlanta finished 24-18 in Eastern Conference play and 25-11 at home during the 2020-21 season. The Hawks averaged 14.7 points off of turnovers, 14.3 second chance points and 32.9 bench points last season.
Detroit finished 20-52 overall and 12-30 in Eastern Conference play during the 2020-21 season. The Pistons allowed opponents to score 111.1 points per game and shoot 47.6% from the field last season.
INJURIES: Hawks: Danilo Gallinari: out (shoulder), Onyeka Okongwu: out (shoulder).
Pistons: Cade Cunningham: out (ankle), Chris Smith: out (left knee), Isaiah Livers: out (right foot).