Los Angeles meets Atlanta and is aiming for their fourth home win in a row

Atlanta Hawks (16-20, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (20-19, 6th in the Western Conference)

Los Angeles; Friday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles welcomes Atlanta as they look to extend their home winning streak of three games.

The Lakers are 13-10 on their home seat. Los Angeles is second in the league with 15.0 fast break points per game, led by LeBron James with an average of 4.5.

The Hawks are 9-11 in street games. Atlanta is 4-2 in single-possession games.

TOP PERFORMER: Russell Westbrook scores 19.5 points per game with 8.1 rebounds and 8.1 assists for the Lakers. James averaged 32.7 points, 9.8 rebounds, 5.8 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.5 blocks in his last 10 games for Los Angeles.

Trae Young scores 28.4 points per game and an average of 3.9 rebounds for the Hawks. Cameron Reddish averaged 16.6 points and 2.3 rebounds in their last 10 games for Atlanta.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Lakers: 4-6, averaging 111.7 points, 43.0 rebounds, 23.7 assists, 7.1 steals, and 5.9 blocks per game while shooting 46.8% off the field. Your opponents have an average of 114.3 points per game.

Hawks: 4-6, averaging 110.4 points, 43.1 rebounds, 23.3 assists, 6.5 steals, and 4.3 blocks per game, while 45.7% are shot out of the field. Your opponents averaged 115.0 points.

INJURIES: Lakers: Anthony Davis: off (knee), Kendrick Nunn: off (knee).

Hawks: Gorgui Dieng: out (health logs), Trae Young: out (back), De’Andre Hunter: out (wrist), John Collins: out (health and safety logs), Bogdan Bogdanovic: out (health logs), Jalen Johnson: out (Health and Safety Protocols), Cameron Oliver: out (Health and Safety Protocols), Solomon Hill: outage for the season (thighs).


The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive and Sports Radar technology.

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