The Atlanta Hawks stand at (10-10) after a (121-85) lost to the (11-10) Detroit Pistons on Friday December 2nd at Philips Arena. Following the game, we caught up with players from both the Atlanta Hawks and Detroit Pistons to get the inside scoop on Friday nights matchup.
For the Hawks, their star forward Paul Millsap did not play due to a hip injury and his presence was missed. The Hawks trailed in the game by 37 points at one point. Hawks point guard Dennis Schroder finished the game with 17 points and 11 assist and forward Mike Muscala finished with 11 points on (5-7) shooting from the field. Kris Humphries scored 10 points in nearly 19 minutes of action and Tim Hardaway Jr. scoring 11 points on (5-14) shooting from the field. Following the game, Coach Bud and Dwight Howard spoke on the Hawks recent lost and what needs to be done to get back on the winning track!
For the Detroit Pistons, they seemed to be hot from the field all night. Former Georgia Bulldog star Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had a big night scoring 23 points. Forward Tobias Harris also played big for the Pistons Friday night scoring 18 points and grabbing 7 rebounds. Standout forward Marcus Morris finished with 12 points and 4 rebounds while Pistons all-star Andre Drummond finished with 14 points and 14 rebounds. Following the game, I spoke with Pistons star Marcus Morris on the Pistons win, their three game winning streak and more. Postgame Tobias Harris, Jon Leuer and Ish Smith spoke on defeating the Hawks, turning their season around and more.
The Atlanta Hawks are back in action in Philips Arena on Monday December 5th against Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder. Stay tuned to HHS1987 for more NBA news. Follow @eldorado2452 on Twitter and Instagram for all your Atlanta Hawks, NBA and sports news.
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