Hawks face the Knicks on 4-game win streak
New York Knicks (25-21, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (23-22, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta will attempt to continue its four-game win streak with a victory against New York.
The Hawks are 16-15 in conference matchups. Atlanta ranks eighth in the Eastern Conference with 13.2 fast break points per game led by Trae Young averaging 2.9.
The Knicks have gone 16-12 against Eastern Conference opponents. New York ranks third in the NBA with 47.7 rebounds per game. Julius Randle leads the Knicks with 10.7.
The teams meet for the third time this season. The Knicks won 113-89 in the last matchup on Dec. 8. Randle led the Knicks with 34 points, and Young led the Hawks with 19 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: John Collins is averaging 13.3 points and 7.8 rebounds for the Hawks. Young is averaging 23.0 points over the last 10 games for Atlanta.
Randle is shooting 45.6% and averaging 24.2 points for the Knicks. Jalen Brunson is averaging 22.4 points over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Hawks: 6-4, averaging 119.1 points, 41.4 rebounds, 24.4 assists, 7.2 steals and 5.8 blocks per game while shooting 49.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.1 points per game.
Knicks: 7-3, averaging 112.0 points, 49.6 rebounds, 18.1 assists, 5.6 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 43.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.8 points.
INJURIES: Hawks: None listed.
Knicks: None listed.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.