Atlanta faces Washington, looks for 4th straight home win

April 6, 2022 GMT

Washington Wizards (35-44, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (41-38, ninth in the Eastern Conference)

Atlanta; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta will try to keep its three-game home win streak intact when the Hawks face Washington.

The Hawks are 8-6 against Southeast Division teams. Atlanta is 21-27 against opponents over .500.

The Wizards are 7-7 against the rest of their division. Washington is 12-6 in one-possession games.

The teams play for the fourth time this season. The Hawks won the last matchup 117-114 on March 5. De’Andre Hunter scored 26 points points to help lead the Hawks to the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Trae Young is averaging 28.2 points and 9.7 assists for the Hawks. John Collins is averaging 16.2 points and 7.8 rebounds over the past 10 games for Atlanta.

Kyle Kuzma is averaging 17.1 points, 8.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists for the Wizards. Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 23.3 points, 8.6 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.5 blocks over the last 10 games for Washington.


LAST 10 GAMES: Hawks: 7-3, averaging 120.0 points, 43.5 rebounds, 26.0 assists, 8.8 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 48.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.6 points per game.

Wizards: 6-4, averaging 113.9 points, 42.8 rebounds, 28.7 assists, 6.3 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 49.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.8 points.

INJURIES: Hawks: John Collins: out (finger/foot), Danilo Gallinari: day to day (knee), Bogdan Bogdanovic: day to day (knee).

Wizards: Vernon Carey Jr.: out (calf), Bradley Beal: out for season (wrist), Kyle Kuzma: out (knee).


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