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Wednesday January 19th, 2022 9:10PM

Atlanta faces San Antonio on 5-game win streak

By The Associated Press

Atlanta Hawks (9-9, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (4-12, 13th in the Western Conference)

San Antonio; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta will attempt to prolong its five-game win streak with a victory against San Antonio.

The Spurs have gone 2-5 at home. San Antonio allows 110.0 points to opponents and has been outscored by 2.6 points per game.

The Hawks are 1-8 on the road. Atlanta ranks third in the league in 3-point percentage, shooting 36.7% as a team from downtown this season. Skylar Mays leads the team shooting 50.0% from 3-point range.

TOP PERFORMERS: Doug McDermott is shooting 43.9% from beyond the arc with 2.1 made 3-pointers per game for the Spurs, while averaging 10.4 points. Dejounte Murray is averaging 18.3 points, 8.1 rebounds, 7.5 assists and two steals over the past 10 games for San Antonio.

Trae Young is shooting 37.7% from beyond the arc with 2.6 made 3-pointers per game for the Hawks, while averaging 25 points and nine assists. John Collins is averaging 17.9 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.6 blocks over the last 10 games for Atlanta.

LAST 10 GAMES: Spurs: 2-8, averaging 106.6 points, 42.4 rebounds, 27.8 assists, 8.5 steals and 5.3 blocks per game while shooting 47.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 111.8 points per game.

Hawks: 5-5, averaging 110.9 points, 42.5 rebounds, 22.9 assists, 6.6 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 47.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.5 points.

INJURIES: Spurs: Doug McDermott: out (knee), Jock Landale: out (health protocols), Zach Collins: out (ankle).

Hawks: De'Andre Hunter: out (wrist), Onyeka Okongwu: out (shoulder).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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