New York Knicks vs. Atlanta Hawks: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

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The New York Knicks (10-9) play against the Atlanta Hawks (9-9) at State Farm Arena

Game Time: 7:30 PM EST on Saturday November 27, 2021

New York Knicks 26, Atlanta Hawks 23 (Q1 01:38)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Fred Katz @FredKatz
Jericho Sims is doing some really good stuff. Even on that PnR with Burks just now, he rolled hard and to the right spot, enough to open up the driving lane for a Burks layup. Also, he’s jumped 8+ feet like 7 times already. – 7:59 PM

New York Knicks @nyknicks
Update: Jericho can fly ✈️ pic.twitter.com/Im9jGpkkO37:59 PM

New York Knicks @nyknicks
Ju to RJ all day. pic.twitter.com/VLRrMAzIUV7:58 PM

Steve Popper @StevePopper
Jericho Sims is very active. – 7:54 PM

New York Knicks @nyknicks
Puttin’ the defender in the blender. pic.twitter.com/Wc9rE4UXLo7:52 PM

Steve Popper @StevePopper
7:33 in and this lineup held its own – tied 19-19 with the Hawks. They haven’t slowed Trae, but who would? – 7:50 PM

Fred Katz @FredKatz
For all the talk of “Will Alec Burks or Immanuel Quickley by the Knicks point guard tonight?!” the real answer is Julius Randle. – 7:50 PM

New York Knicks @nyknicks
AB with the vision 👀 pic.twitter.com/ieAB3MqYSR7:47 PM

Atlanta Hawks PR @HawksPR
With his first three-pointer tonight, Trae Young has 549 in his career, and has tied Steve Smith for fifth place in Hawks history … The top four are Mookie Blaylock (1,050), Joe Johnson (908), Kyle Korver (818) and Jason Terry (648). – 7:46 PM

Steve Popper @StevePopper
The Hawks have very intricate handshakes during player introductions. – 7:38 PM

New York Knicks @nyknicks
Next man up. pic.twitter.com/mZx7rNm8yy7:09 PM

Sarah K. Spencer @sarah_k_spence
Usual Hawks starters for tonight:
Trae Young
Bogdan Bogdanovic
Kevin Huerter
John Collins
Clint Capela
Knicks will start RJ Barrett, Julius Randle, Mitchell Robinson, Evan Fournier and Alec Burks. – 7:06 PM

Kevin Chouinard @KLChouinard
Knicks are starting Barrett, Randle, Robinson, Fournier, and Burks. – 7:05 PM

Marc Berman @NYPost_Berman
Alec Burks will start at PG tonight. – 7:04 PM

New York Knicks @nyknicks
Who’s ready for some Saturday night hoops? pic.twitter.com/85VoH605ur7:00 PM

Stefan Bondy @SBondyNYDN
These Knicks aren’t playing tonight against the Hawks due to injury and rest:
Derrick Rose
Kemba Walker
Nerlens Noel
Taj Gibson7:00 PM

Ajayi Browne @ajayibrowne
Things To L👀k Out For In The Nets vs. Suns Game:
▪️The Nets are the second best defensive team in league for opponent field goal percentage at 42.5%.
▪️Devin Booker is fresh off of scoring a game-high 32 points last night versus the Knicks.
▪️Irving, Harris & Claxton are out. – 6:59 PM

Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
“It’s just depends. Some nights it catches up with you. Some nights you play better on the second night than you did the first.”
Nets coach Steve Nash as #Suns are on 2nd night of back-to-back in Brooklyn.
If Suns play better than they did in Friday’s 21-point win vs. Knicks? pic.twitter.com/fqoto8GzyX6:34 PM

Chris Kirschner @ChrisKirschner
Bogdan Bogdanovic and Cam Reddish, who were both listed as questionable, are good to go for tonight’s game – 6:33 PM

Sarah K. Spencer @sarah_k_spence
Good news for the Hawks, as both Bogdan Bogdanovic (left hamstring soreness) and Cam Reddish (left wrist pain) will be available for the Hawks tonight. – 6:33 PM

Marc Berman @NYPost_Berman
Noel is out tonight in Hotlanta. No Noel. No Gibson. No Kemba. No Derrick. Bring on the Nets Tuesday. – 6:29 PM

Steve Popper @StevePopper
Noel has been ruled out tonight. – 6:28 PM

Fred Katz @FredKatz
Nerlens Noel is OUT for tonight’s game against the Hawks, Knicks say. – 6:28 PM

New York Knicks @nyknicks
Almost go time.
#NewYorkForever pic.twitter.com/1UzrOWkfFA6:24 PM

Marc Berman @NYPost_Berman
Noel is a game- time decision. Thibodeau won’t reveal starting lineup with Rose and Walker out. – 6:00 PM

Sarah K. Spencer @sarah_k_spence
“I knew it was going to take a couple games before I feel like myself again, but finally I’ve started feeling that I’m back.”
– Clint Capela
Wrote about Capela getting back to form a few days ago:
ajc.com/sports/atlanta…5:47 PM

Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
#Suns coach Monty Williams thankful for rookie year with #Knicks (w/videos) https://t.co/YROwcR4t1D via @azcentral pic.twitter.com/1KrMMAQokx5:37 PM

New York Knicks @nyknicks
📍 Back in the A pic.twitter.com/IXlW4fiD305:15 PM

Atlanta Hawks PR @HawksPR
Last night, Trae Young (31 PTS, 10 AST) and Clint Capela (23 PTS, 17 REB), became the first pair of teammates to tally a 30+ PTS / 10+ AST and 20+ PTS /15+ REB double-double within the first three quarters of the same game in the last 25 seasons, per @EliasSports. – 4:30 PM

Tom Haberstroh @tomhaberstroh
🏀 HABERSHOW w/ @Amin Elhassan 🏀
@ReneeMontgomery joins us to discuss the hottest team in the East (ATL), being co-owner/VP of the Dream, UConn and her West Virginia roots.
🍎: https://t.co/8sydMMk5mL
✳️: https://t.co/gBFO9cV0OU pic.twitter.com/vJ6gUx7tfc3:00 PM

Steve Popper @StevePopper
Knicks Injury Report – 11/27 at ATL: Questionable – Noel (sore right knee); Out – Gibson (sore groin), Rose (sprained right ankle) and Walker (rest) – 1:36 PM

Ian Begley @IanBegley
Derrick Rose (ankle), Kemba Walker (rest) and Taj Gibson (groin) are out tonight vs. ATL, Knicks say. Nerlens Noel (knee) is questionable. – 1:36 PM