Brooklyn Nets vs. Atlanta Hawks: TV info, live stream, injury report

Brooklyn Nets Rondae Hollis-Jefferson. Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)
Brooklyn Nets Rondae Hollis-Jefferson. Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) /

The Brooklyn Nets host the Atlanta Hawks Sunday at Barclays Center in the 1st of 3 meetings between the teams this season. Here’s how to catch the action.

The Brooklyn Nets bring a four-game winning streak into Sunday afternoon’s matchup against the Atlanta Hawks at Barclays Center, set for a 3 p.m. Eastern tip.

Brooklyn (12-18) and the Hawks (6-22) are meeting for the first time this season and are trending in opposite directions, with Atlanta holding the Eastern Conference’s worst record and having lost six of its last seven games.

The Nets come in off a 125-118 victory Friday night over the Washington Wizards, while the Hawks dropped their second straight game when they were worked over on the road by the Boston Celtics 129-108.

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Spencer Dinwiddie scored 27 points with six assists to pace Brooklyn past the Wizards on Friday.

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson went for 15 points, nine rebounds and six assists, D’Angelo Russell dished out nine assists, Joe Harris finished with 19 points and six dimes and Jarrett Allen had 12 points and two blocked shots.

Rookie Kevin Huerter led the Hawks Friday in their loss at Boston with 19 points and also had three steals.

John Collins finished with 11 points and 14 rebounds, Kent Bazemore went for 13 points and seven assists and Dewayne Dedmon had four steals in a game that featured 46 turnovers between the two teams. Atlanta trailed 42-19 after one quarter and never really threatened.

The Nets are 75-100 against the Hawks since the ABA-NBA merger in 1976, but have won five of the last six meetings. Atlanta won 16 straight in the series from Feb. 22, 1986, to Feb. 15, 1989, while the Nets have four separate four-game winning streaks, most recently from March 19, 2008, to Jan. 2, 2009.

The New Jersey Nets posted the highest-scoring game between the two in a 140-106 win at East Rutherford on Feb. 13, 1991. The Hawks’ top effort was in a 139-102 win at Atlanta on Dec. 4, 1987.

The most lopsided game between the Nets and Hawks was played at Piscataway, N.J., on Dec. 9, 1979, a 122-85 win by Atlanta. The Nets’ biggest win was the aforementioned Feb. 13, 1991, game at New Jersey.

Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins is the single-game scoring leader in the series with a 57-point outburst for the Hawks in a win at Atlanta on April 10, 1986. The top effort by a member of the Nets was John Williamson‘s 40 points in a loss at Atlanta on April 2, 1978.

Since the Nets moved to Brooklyn in 2012, they are 10-12 against the Hawks. Two players share the top scoring honors. Former Hawk All-Star Joe Johnson had 29 points at Atlanta on Jan. 16, 2014, and Brook Lopez matched that total at Barclays Center on April 2, 2017.

The most by a Hawk against Brooklyn was a 34-point outing from Dennis Schroder in Atlanta on Jan. 12.

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Atlanta Hawks at Brooklyn Nets

Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Time: 3 p.m. Eastern
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The skinny

Season series: First meeting (Brooklyn won last season 3-1)
Records: Atlanta 6-22 (15th in East), Brooklyn 12-18 (10th in East)

Scoring: ATL 107.9 (22nd), BKN 109.9 (17th)
Defense: ATL 118.4 (30th), BKN 111.3 (20th)

Off. Rating: ATL 101.2 (29th), BKN 109.0 (15th)
Def. Rating: ATL 110,5 (23rd), BKN 110.2 (22nd)
Pace: ATL 106.88 (1st), BKN 99.53 (23rd)

Shooting: ATL 44.2% (26th), BKN 44.7% (24th)
3-point: ATL 32.1% (30th), BKN 35.4% (12th)

Opponent shooting: ATL 47.0% (22nd), BKN 46.8% (21st)
Opponent 3-point: ATL 37.9% (30th), BKN 34.7% (11th)


Atlanta: OUT–Taurean Prince (left ankle sprain), Miles Plumlee (left knee pain), Alex Poythress (left ankle contusion), Omari Spellman (right hip soreness)

Brooklyn: DOUBTFUL–Allen Crabbe (sore right knee); OUT–Treveon Graham (left hamstring strain), Caris LeVert (subtalar dislocation, right foot)

Last meeting

Jan. 12 at Atlanta: Spencer Dinwiddie missed a triple-double by one rebound, finishing with 20 points, 10 assists and nine boards, and the Nets closed the game by scoring the final six points in the last 11 seconds to beat the Hawks 110-105.

Kent Bazemore gave Atlanta a 105-104 lead with a pair of free throws with 52.3 second sleft and Dennis Schroder missed a layup with 15.5 seconds remaining that would have put the Hawks up by 3.

Instead, Dinwiddie got the rebound and streaked downcourt for the go-ahead layup and was fouled by Malcolm Delaney. Dinwiddie missed the free throw, rebounded the miss and with 9.1 seconds left made a pair of foul shots to give Brooklyn a 108-105 lead.

With 5.1 seconds, Schroder was called for a traveling violation, ending Atlanta’s last possession, and Caris LeVert iced it with a cutting dunk off a feel from former Hawk DeMarre Carroll with 3.4 seconds to go.

LeVert came off the bench to dish out seven assists and Carroll finished with 13 points and four steals.

Schroder led Atlanta with 34 points, seven assists and three steals, while John Collins had 10 rebounds.

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What’s next?

Atlanta: vs. Washington, Tuesday; at New York, Friday; at Detroit, Dec. 23

Brooklyn: vs. Los Angeles Lakers, Tuesday; at Chicago, Wednesday; vs. Indiana, Friday