The Atlanta Hawks can secure a spot in the NBA play-in tournament by defeating the Detroit Pistons or if the Brooklyn Nets lose to the Indiana Pacers. This would mark the third consecutive year for the Hawks in the play-in tournament. They aim to avoid a repeat of their past experiences, having faced challenging matchups against top seeds like the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics in recent years.

By the Numbers
  • Atlanta Hawks aiming to clinch play-in spot with a win or Nets loss.
  • The Hawks have won five of their last six games.
State of Play
  • Hawks will face the Detroit Pistons tonight to secure their play-in spot.
  • Atlanta is placing emphasis on getting key players back to full health for the playoffs.
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic and Dejounte Murray have been instrumental in the team's recent success.
  • Detroit Pistons rely on players like Cade Cunningham for offensive impact.
Bottom Line

The Atlanta Hawks have a significant opportunity to secure a play-in spot, highlighting their resilience and potential for a strong playoff run if key players return in time.