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Young leads Atlanta into matchup with New York

November 27, 2021 GMT

New York Knicks (10-9, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (11-9, seventh in the Eastern Conference)

Atlanta; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hawks -4.5; over/under is 217.5

BOTTOM LINE: Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks host the New York Knicks. Young currently ranks seventh in the NBA scoring 25.6 points per game.

The Hawks are 6-4 in Eastern Conference games. Atlanta is second in the Eastern Conference scoring 111.4 points while shooting 47.0% from the field.

The Knicks have gone 7-8 against Eastern Conference opponents. New York is eighth in the Eastern Conference with 35.4 defensive rebounds per game led by Julius Randle averaging 8.3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Young is shooting 38.6% from beyond the arc with 2.6 made 3-pointers per game for the Hawks, while averaging 25.6 points and 9.2 assists. John Collins is shooting 55.8% and averaging 17.6 points over the last 10 games for Atlanta.

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Randle is scoring 19.8 points per game and averaging 10.1 rebounds for the Knicks. Immanuel Quickley is averaging 2.6 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for New York.

LAST 10 GAMES: Hawks: 7-3, averaging 115.0 points, 43.7 rebounds, 25.2 assists, 6.9 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 49.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.4 points per game.

Knicks: 4-6, averaging 101.0 points, 45.1 rebounds, 20.6 assists, 6.6 steals and 6.3 blocks per game while shooting 42.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.2 points.

INJURIES: Hawks: De’Andre Hunter: out (wrist), Onyeka Okongwu: out (shoulder).

Knicks: Derrick Rose: out (ankle), Taj Gibson: out (groin).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.