Atlanta Hawks (28-20) travel to Miami tonight to go against the Heat (19-30) at the American Airlines Arena. The Hawks have pulled off eight wins in 2017 so far while the Heat compensated their four games losing streak of the year with eight straight victories.
Date and Time: February 1st, 2017 7:30 PM EST
Venue: American Airlines Arena
TV: Fox Sport (US)
The Hawks’ last win has become the longest game of the NBA season so far. It took four overtimes for Mike Budenholzer’s men to take out the New York Knicks, 142-139, on Sunday. Power forward Paul Millsap set season-best of 37 points along with 19 rebounds.
Paul Millsap (18.1 PPG, 8.2 RPG) and Dennis Schroder (17.6 PPG, 6.4 APG) will put up a tough fight for the Heat.
The Heat added their eighth straight win by taking out the Brooklyn Nets 104-96, at home. Goran Dragic took control of the offense netting 20 points and eight assists while Dion Waiters performed excellently in this too, with 19 points and nine assists to his name.
James Johnson delivered 17 points, four boards, and five assists off the bench although he suffered a shoulder stinger towards the end of the game.
Erik Spoelstra’s gang is filled with top performing players of the season like Goran Dragic (19.7 PPG), Hassan Whiteside (16.6 PPG) and Dion Waiters (15.3 PPG)