Atlanta has some great professional teams to cheer on, but there is one that is definitely standing out this season. The Atlanta Hawks are performing like All-Stars lately! The Hawks have an incredible record of 37-8, and they are on pace to increase their win total by even more.
This week, our Atlanta Game of the Week focuses on two powerhouse teams that are set to match up on Friday at Philips Arena. The Atlanta Hawks vs. The Portland Trailblazers.
Atlanta Hawks Home Games
The Hawks are on a 16-game winning streak, and set to increase that record by even more! As a result Atlanta Hawks tickets are selling-out quickly. Their next three games are set to be played at home at Philips Arena.
- Atlanta Hawks vs. Brookyln Nets, January 28, 8:00 pm
- Atlanta Hawks vs. Portland Trailblazers, January 30, 7:30 pm
- Atlanta Hawks vs. Philadelphia 76ers, January 31, 7:30 pm
The Hawks will travel to New Orleans to play the Pelicans for their first game in February, and return to Atlanta for two more home games.
The Hawks have some great players on their team, with starter Al Horford shooting at nearly 74 percent and averaging 18 points over his last seven games. Guard Kyle Korver is shooting at 92% from the free throw line and even got his first dunk since 2012. The Hawks are on fire, and it doesn’t look like they will slow down any time soon!
Who Are The Portland Trailblazers?
While the Hawks have more wins for the season, the Portland Trailblazers are definitely doing pretty well for themselves. With a 32-13 record, they are still one of the top teams in the NBA. The team has had a bit of rough patch lately, winning only two of the last seven games.
Star player LeMarcus Aldridge has been dealing with a thumb injury lately, but has decided to forgo surgery until a later date. He helped the Trailblazers dominate the Washington Wizards Saturday night, scoring 26 points.
Hawks vs. Trailblazers at Philips Arena
The Atlanta Hawks will tip off against the Portland Trailblazers at 7:00 pm on Friday, January 30th. This should be an exciting game, as the Hawks try to increase their win total and the Trailblazers try to get back on a winning path.
Don’t worry, there are still plenty of tickets left if you’re looking to go down to Philips Arena on Friday night! Tickets start as low as $19 to see this great game.