The Detroit Pistons are back in action just a day after defeating the New York Knicks. There was little time to savor the victory because there the team had to head to Atlanta for tonight’s game against the Hawks. This will be the first meeting between the Pistons and Hawks this year but they won’t have to wait long for meeting number two. Both teams will head for Detroit following this game for a rematch at the Palace on Friday night.
Here is a look at all the important information for tonight’s game.
Detroit Pistons (4-6) at Atlanta Hawks (6-5)
Philips Arena – Atlanta, GA
Game Time: 7:35 p.m. ET
TV: Fox Sports Detroit
Radio: 97.1 FM in Detroit (click here for affiliates)
Live Stream: NBA League Pass
Favorite: Hawks by 4.5
Josh Smith makes his return to Atlanta and is probably the key to the game. There is no doubt he will be amped up to play in front of his former home crowd but it remains to be seen what kind of an impact that will have. Will it lead to a stat-stuffing performance in which Smith is the star, or will it lead to an inefficient performance with a lot of settling for jump shots?
Prediction: Hawks 106, Pistons 99
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