Atlanta Hawks (3-1, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (3-1, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
Washington; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Wizards -2; over/under is 222
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta visits Washington in Eastern Conference action Thursday.
Washington went 34-38 overall and 16-26 in Eastern Conference play last season. The Wizards averaged 116.6 points per game last season, 52.8 in the paint, 18.0 off of turnovers and 11.2 on fast breaks.
Atlanta went 41-31 overall and 24-18 in Eastern Conference games during the 2020-21 season. The Hawks averaged 113.7 points per game last season, 47.8 in the paint, 14.7 off of turnovers and 10.0 on fast breaks.
INJURIES: Wizards: Rui Hachimura: out (not with team), Raul Neto: out (left shoulder), Anthony Gill: out (right calf), Thomas Bryant: out (left knee), Cassius Winston: out (left hamstring).
Hawks: Lou Williams: out (ankle), Onyeka Okongwu: out (shoulder).
The Associated Press