Spurs-Hawks Preview

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AT&T Center will host a contest between the Atlanta Hawks and the San Antonio Spurs, the team with the best record in the Western Conference. With a record of 14-3, the Spurs have been one of the top teams in the NBA. Over the last 10 games, they have looked great, going 8-2 during that span. On the other hand, the visiting Hawks are at .500, entering today's game with a 9-9 record. This game is scheduled to start at 8:30 pm EST and SportSouth and FSN-SW will be providing coverage of the contest.

After their 112-106 loss to the Rockets, the Spurs are looking to avoid a repeat performance. Tim Duncan scored 20 points and added 8 rebounds and 3 blocks, as he had one of the best performances for San Antonio. Meanwhile, the Hawks are feeling some disappointment after the 108-101 loss to the Washington Wizards. Paul Millsap scored 23 points and recorded 10 rebounds earning his fifth double-double of the year.

Second-chance points might be scarce for San Antonio in this matchup. They rank 28th in the NBA in offensive rebounding (OR% of 19.9%), while Atlanta is second-best in the league on the defensive glass (DR% of 77.1%). Put-back points also figure to be rare for the Hawks. They rank 29th in the NBA in offensive rebounding (OR% of 19.6%), while the Spurs are best in the league on the defensive glass (DR% of 77.3%).

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