How to watch Hawks vs. Nets basketball game
By Scout Staff
3 min read
Through 3 Quarters
The Atlanta Hawks are giving their home crowd exactly what it was hoping to see. a victory is still up for grabs for either squad after three quarters, but they are up 91-89 over the Brooklyn Nets
Atlanta has been led by point guard Trae Young, who so far has dropped a double-double on 25 points and ten assists along with six rebounds. This is the fifth consecutive matchup in which Young has had at least ten assists.
Center LaMarcus Aldridge has led the way so far for Brooklyn, as he has 15 points in addition to three blocks.
The Nets haven’t lost 75% of the games in which they were down heading into the final period this season, so a win here would be refreshing.
Brooklyn @ Atlanta
Current Records: Brooklyn 17-8; Atlanta 13-12
What to Know
The Atlanta Hawks will take on the Brooklyn Nets at 7:30 p.m. ET Friday at State Farm Arena after having had a few days off. Atlanta is expected to win — but not by much — so they will need to come into the contest prepared for a fight.
While not quite a landslide, the matchup between the Hawks and the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday was still a pretty decisive one as Atlanta wrapped it up with a 121-110 win on the road. It was another big night for Atlanta’s point guard Trae Young, who dropped a double-double on 29 points and 11 assists along with seven rebounds. That’s the fourth consecutive game in which Young has had at least ten assists.
Meanwhile, Brooklyn came up short against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, falling 114-104. Point guard James Harden put forth a good effort for the losing side as he almost posted a triple-double on 25 points, 11 boards, and eight dimes.
Atlanta’s victory brought them up to 13-12 while the Nets’ loss pulled them down to 17-8. A couple stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Hawks enter the contest with only 17.6 fouls per game on average, good for fourth best in the league. But Brooklyn comes into the contest boasting the fourth most fouls drawn per game in the league at 19.9. The ref’s whistle might dictate the flow of action in this one.
How To Watch
- When: Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET
- Where: State Farm Arena — Atlanta, Georgia
- TV: ESPN
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $65.00
The Hawks are a slight 2-point favorite against the Nets, according to the latest NBA odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Hawks as a 1.5-point favorite.
Brooklyn have won 15 out of their last 22 games against Atlanta.
- Nov 03, 2021 – Brooklyn 117 vs. Atlanta 108
- Jan 27, 2021 – Brooklyn 132 vs. Atlanta 128
- Jan 01, 2021 – Atlanta 114 vs. Brooklyn 96
- Dec 30, 2020 – Brooklyn 145 vs. Atlanta 141
- Feb 28, 2020 – Atlanta 141 vs. Brooklyn 118
- Jan 12, 2020 – Brooklyn 108 vs. Atlanta 86
- Dec 21, 2019 – Brooklyn 122 vs. Atlanta 112
- Dec 04, 2019 – Brooklyn 130 vs. Atlanta 118
- Mar 09, 2019 – Brooklyn 114 vs. Atlanta 112
- Jan 09, 2019 – Brooklyn 116 vs. Atlanta 100
- Dec 16, 2018 – Brooklyn 144 vs. Atlanta 127
- Jan 12, 2018 – Brooklyn 110 vs. Atlanta 105
- Dec 04, 2017 – Brooklyn 110 vs. Atlanta 90
- Dec 02, 2017 – Atlanta 114 vs. Brooklyn 102
- Oct 22, 2017 – Brooklyn 116 vs. Atlanta 104
- Apr 02, 2017 – Brooklyn 91 vs. Atlanta 82
- Mar 26, 2017 – Brooklyn 107 vs. Atlanta 92
- Mar 08, 2017 – Atlanta 110 vs. Brooklyn 105
- Jan 10, 2017 – Atlanta 117 vs. Brooklyn 97
- Jan 16, 2016 – Atlanta 114 vs. Brooklyn 86
- Nov 17, 2015 – Brooklyn 90 vs. Atlanta 88
- Nov 04, 2015 – Atlanta 101 vs. Brooklyn 87
Injury Report for Atlanta
- Onyeka Okongwu: Out (Shoulder)
- Bogdan Bogdanovic: Out (Ankle)
- De’Andre Hunter: Out (Wrist)
- Solomon Hill: Out for the Season (Hamstring)
Injury Report for Brooklyn
- Joe Harris: Out (Ankle)
- Kyrie Irving: Out (Not Injury Related)