The Atlanta Hawks face the Pistons at State Farm Arena, aiming to secure a spot in the play-in tournament with a win tonight. Atlanta, winners of five of their last six games, are in a close race with the Chicago Bulls in the Eastern Conference Standings.

By the Numbers
  • Atlanta Hawks have won five of their last six games.
  • Hawks are currently a half-game behind the Chicago Bulls in the Eastern Conference Standings.
Yes, But

The Pistons, though one of the worst teams in the NBA, possess players like Cade Cunningham who can challenge the Hawks' defense.

State of Play
  • Hawks are nearing full health with Jalen Johnson and Kobe Bufkin back in action.
  • Dejounte Murray has been a key player for the Hawks, named Eastern Conference Player Of The Week.
  • Atlanta's offense, led by Bogdan Bogdanovic and Vit Krejci, is in good form.
What's Next

The Hawks will look to capitalize on this game against the Pistons to secure their place in the play-in tournament and potentially the playoffs.

Bottom Line

Atlanta's upcoming game against the Pistons is crucial as they aim to solidify their spot in the postseason amidst a competitive Eastern Conference race.