The Pacers look to build on the positive vibes of their victory in Detroit, which snapped a nasty four-game losing streak, when they visit the Hawks in Atlanta on Saturday night.
An adjustment to the starting lineup in Detroit breathed life into Jeremy Lamb playing a reserve role. Plus, more minutes of Domas Sabonis and Doug McDermott on the floor together is always a good thing.
Like the Pacers, the Hawks are working through a similar rough patch and will be playing on a back-to-back. Trae Young showed up big in their loss on Friday night to the Spurs, but the ATL defense did not. The Hawks have no time for the Pacers’ injury woes with several key players of their own residing on the injury list.
Where: State Farm Arena, Atlanta, GA
When: 7:30 p.m. ET
TV: FOX Sports Indiana
Radio: 107.5 FM/AM 1070 The Fan
Projected Starting Lineups:
Pacers: Malcolm Brogdon, Justin Holiday, Doug McDermott, Domantas Sabonis, Myles Turner
Hawks: Trae Williams, Kevin Huerter, Cam Reddish, John Collins, Clint Capella
IND: Caris LeVert (medical condition) - out, T.J. Warren (foot) - out
ATL: Bogdan Bogdanovic (knee) - out, Kris Dunn (ankle) - out, De’Andre Hunter (knee) - out, Rajon Rondo (lower back) - out
Enemy view: Peachtree Hoops
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