Who?: Atlanta Hawks vs Utah Jazz
What?: East Coast vs West Coast Showdown (Game #35, Home Game #18)
Where?: Philips Arena (Atlanta, GA)
When?: Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 – 7:30 PM (ET)
How?: SportSouth HDTV / 680AM & 93.7FM
Projected Starting Lineups
PG: Jeff Teague | SG: Lou Williams | SF: Josh Smith | PF: Al Horford | C: Zaza Pachulia
PG: Jamaal Tinsley | SG: Randy Foye | SF: Demarre Carrol | PF: Paul Milsap | C: Al Jefferson
Injury/Inactive Players Report
Atlanta Hawks: Anthony Morrow (sore lower back) is questionable.
Utah Jazz: Mo Williams (right thumb surgery) and Marvin Williams (right knee inflammation) are out.
Current Records/Streak & Hot, Lukewarm, or Cold
Records: Atlanta Hawks (20-14) … Utah Jazz (19-18)
Streak: Atlanta Hawks –> OVERALL: Lost 4 / HOME: Lost 1 / ROAD: Lost 3 … Utah Jazz –> OVERALL: Won 2 / HOME: Won 2 / ROAD: Won 1
Home/Away Records: Hawks are (11-6) at home … Jazz are (8-14) on the road.
Atlanta Hawks: Cold. Hawks have lost four straight and 5-of-6 overall since getting blown out by the Rockets in Houston on New Years Eve.
Utah Jazz: Hot. Utah has won back-to-back games and 4-of-5 overall.
Season/Past Season Series
The Jazz visit Philips Arena for the only time this year in the first-of-two games with the Hawks. Atlanta goes to Utah on 2/27 to closeout the season series. The Hawks have won two straight against the Jazz overall, including the last meeting at Philips Arena, 139-133 in four overtimes, on 3/25/12. Utah’s last win in the series was a 90-86 triumph in Atlanta on 11/12/10. The Jazz lead the all-time series 48-41, with the Hawks holding a 27-16 edge in home games.
Devin Harris (part of 2010-11 and 2011-12), Kyle Korver (part of 2007-08-through-2010) and DeShawn Stevenson (2000-through-part of 2003-04) are all former players for Utah. Jazz head coach Tyrone Corbin had a couple different stints with the Hawks, playing in 277 regular season games for Atlanta between 1994-99. Utah assistant Sidney Lowe played 15 games for Atlanta in 1984-85. Marvin Williams played in 487 games for the Hawks from 2005-12. Hawks assistant Bob Weiss coached Corbin as San Antonio’s head coach during the 1986-87 season. Zaza Pachulia and Mo Williams teamed-up in Milwaukee in 2004-05. Anthony Morrow, Anthony Tolliver and Raja Bell all played for Golden State in 2009-10. Devin Harris, Morrow and Derrick Favors all played for New Jersey in 2010-11, before Harris and Favors were dealt to Utah. Stevenson and Randy Foye played together with Washington for part of the 2009-10 campaign. Johan Petro and Earl Watson were teammates with Seattle/Oklahoma City (part of 2005-06-through-part of 2008-09). Hawks assistant Lester Conner coached Jamaal Tinsley while a member of the Pacers coaching staff. Favors played his college ball at Georgia Tech, and is an Atlanta native (South Atlanta HS). Kevin Murphy is from the Atlanta area having attended Creekside High School in Fairburn.
Information was used from the Hawks and Jazz official gamenotes