The Hawks recently lost 117-111 to the Pelicans. Atlanta made 47.1 percent of its field goals (41 of 87) and 10 of 32 three-pointers. The Hawks made 20 of 23 free throw attempts (87.0%). They had 40 rebounds, seven of which were offensive. They had 22 assists, 1 turnover, and 7 steals in this game. It allowed their opponent to shoot 44.8 percent on 43 of 96 attempts. New Orleans had 54 assists and 22 steals. This includes 18 offensive and 18 defensive boards and four blocked shots. New Orleans made 88.9% of their free throw attempts, 24 of 27. They converted seven of their twenty-one arc tries. The Hawks had 22 personal fouls to the Pelicans’ 15.
Atlanta is 35-36 overall. They are averaging 112.9 points per game and shooting 46.7 percent from the field. The Hawks shoot 37% from 3-point range (889 of 2,402) and 81% from the line. Atlanta averages 43.9 rebounds per game and has 1,735 assists, which ranks 14th in the NBA. They turn the ball over 11.9 times per game and commit 18.7 fouls per game.
The Jazz defeated the Knicks 108-93 in their previous meeting. The Knicks had 37 rebounds in this game, 27 defensive and 10 offensive. They turned the ball over 11 times with 7 steals. The Jazz committed 11 personal fouls, leading to 21 Knicks free throw attempts. They made 15 of 16 free throw attempts (71.4%). New York missed 16 of 40 attempts from downtown (40.0 percent ). The Knicks shot 37.3 percent for the game, going 31 for 83 from the field. The Jazz made 34 of 74 field goal attempts, good for 45.9% for the game. They made 17 of 46 three-pointers and 23 of 29 free throws for a 37.0% shooting percentage (79.3 percent ). New York allowed Utah to collect 40 pieces of glass for cleaning up (9 on the offensive glass).
New York finished 30-41. On offence, the Knicks shoot 43.5 percent from the field, 27th in the NBA. This season, New York has 7,525 points (106.0 per game) and 46.4 rebounds. They average 21.5 assists per game (30th in basketball) while turning the ball over 13.5 times. Knicks average 20.5 fouls per game and 74.9 percent at the line.
Free Pick: Take New York