Atlanta Hawks at New York Knicks – NBA Preview
Atlanta Hawks (9-7) @ New York Knicks (8-8)
Saturday November 27th, 2010, 7:00 pm EST
Preview: The Atlanta Hawks will head to Madison Square Garden to battle with the New York Knicks.
The Hawks snapped their three game losing streak on Thursday night; 116-96 over Washington. Atlanta on the season is 9-7, currently second place in the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference. The Hawks are led in scoring by shooting guard Joe Johnson. Johnson is scoring 17.8 points per game. Atlanta as a team is scoring just over 100 points per game; 13th in the NBA. Atlanta has shown its unselfishness, ranking 3rd in the NBA in assists, with 23.8 per game.
Winners of five straight have been the New York Knicks. After the slow start, the Knicks have climbed back into playoff contention in the East. New York is in second place in the Atlantic Division, trailing only the Boston Celtics. New York’s latest win was a 99-95 win in Charlotte.
The Knicks have been able to put a bunch of points on the board this season. New York ranks fourth in the NBA with 106.7 points per game. The big man Amare Stoudemire is pouring in over 22 rebounds and ripping down just under 9 rebounds per game.
Our prediction for this game: The Knicks will stay hot I believe. Look for New York to win this game 108-104. Good odds to be found at Sportsbook.com