Atlanta Hawks (11-12, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (11-14, 13th in the Western Conference)
Dallas; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Luka Doncic leads Dallas into a matchup with Atlanta. He ranks sixth in the NBA scoring 27.8 points per game.
The Mavericks have gone 4-7 at home. Dallas averages 43 rebounds per game and is 4-13 when outrebounded by opponents.
The Hawks are 5-5 on the road. Atlanta is 8-3 in games decided by 10 or more points.
The teams meet for the second time this season. The Mavericks won 122-116 in the last matchup on Feb. 3. Doncic led Dallas with 27 points, and John Collins led Atlanta with 35 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Doncic leads the Mavericks with 9.3 assists and scores 27.8 points per game. Tim Hardaway Jr. is averaging 2.9 made 3-pointers and 16.8 points over the last 10 games for Dallas.
Trae Young leads the Hawks averaging 9.2 assists while scoring 26.7 points per game. Collins is averaging 20.7 points and 8.5 rebounds while shooting 53.0% over the last 10 games for Atlanta.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mavericks: 3-7, averaging 113.8 points, 40.7 rebounds, 23.1 assists, 6.1 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 46.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 122.3 points on 49.5% shooting.
Hawks: 5-5, averaging 114.4 points, 44.9 rebounds, 24.2 assists, 6.1 steals and 6.4 blocks per game while shooting 46.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.5 points on 46.2% shooting.
INJURIES: Mavericks: None listed.
Hawks: De'Andre Hunter: out (right knee), Kris Dunn: out (right ankle), Bogdan Bogdanovic: out (knee).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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