Who?: Miami Heat vs Atlanta Hawks
What?: Southeast Division Showdown (Game # 4, Home game #3)
Where?: Philips Arena (Atlanta, Georgia)
When?: Friday, November 9, 2012 – 7:30 PM (ET)
How?: SportSouth HDTV, 680AM & 93.7FM
Projected Starting Lineups:
PG: Mario Chalmers | SG: Dwyane Wade | SF: Shane Battier | PF: LeBron James | C: Chris Bosh
PG: Jeff Teague | SG: Kyle Korver | SF: Josh Smith | PF: Al Horford | C: Zaza Pachulia
Injury/Inactive Players Report:
Miami Heat: Dexter Pittman (quad) is out.
Atlanta Hawks: Johan Petro (back) is questionable.
Current Records/Streak & Hot, Lukewarm, or Cold:
Records: Miami Heat (4-1) … Atlanta Hawks (2-1)
Streak: Miami Heat –> OVERALL: Win 3 / HOME: Won 4 / ROAD: Lost 1 …. Atlanta Hawks –> OVERALL: Won 2 / HOME: Won 1 / ROAD: Won 1
Away/Home Records: Miami is (0-1) on the road this season & Atlanta Hawks are (1-1) at home this season.
Miami Heat: Hot. Miami has won four straight games after losing the season-opener to the NY Knicks at MSG.
Atlanta Hawks: Hot. Atlanta won their last two contests in dramatic fashion against the OKC Thunder and Indiana Pacers. Hawks defeated the Thunder in OKC 104-95 WITHOUT JOSH SMITH, and then stunned the Pacers in ATL by ending the game on a 20-3 run to win 89-86.
Season/Past Season Series:
Miami and Atlanta meet for the first of four match-ups this season. Last season, the Heat won the season-series, 3-1. Miami has won the last five consecutive games against the Hawks in Atlanta, and has won the last nine of 11 games overall. The Heat is 51-40 all-time vs. the Hawks, and is 18-27 in games played in Atlanta. Miami is 33-13 in games played in Miami.