Young, Atlanta set for matchup with Indiana
Atlanta Hawks (11-10, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (9-14, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Indianapolis; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks take on the Indiana Pacers. Young is fifth in the league averaging 26.0 points per game.
The Pacers have gone 5-10 against Eastern Conference teams. Indiana scores 107.3 points and has outscored opponents by 1.3 points per game.
The Hawks are 6-5 in conference games. Atlanta ranks fifth in the Eastern Conference with 10.6 offensive rebounds per game led by Clint Capela averaging 3.9.
TOP PERFORMERS: Malcolm Brogdon is averaging 20.7 points, 5.8 rebounds and 5.9 assists for the Pacers. Domantas Sabonis is averaging 16.0 points and 13.0 rebounds while shooting 51.9% over the past 10 games for Indiana.
Young is averaging 26 points and nine assists for the Hawks. John Collins is averaging 16.9 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.8 blocks over the last 10 games for Atlanta.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pacers: 4-6, averaging 105.7 points, 46.4 rebounds, 24.1 assists, 6.7 steals and 6.2 blocks per game while shooting 44.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 103.3 points per game.
Hawks: 7-3, averaging 112.7 points, 45.4 rebounds, 24.9 assists, 7.1 steals and 5.0 blocks per game while shooting 48.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 103.6 points.
INJURIES: Pacers: Myles Turner: out (illness), T.J. Warren: out (foot).
Hawks: De’Andre Hunter: out (wrist), Onyeka Okongwu: out (shoulder).