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GAME NOTES: Hawks/Raptors
ATLANTA INJURY REPORT: Marvin Williams
TORONTO INJURY REPORT: Marcus Banks and Kris Humphries are out.
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PREVIOUSLY THE TORONTO RAPTORS...lost 112-103 at home to the Knicks on Sunday snapping a 6-game winning streak.
Atlanta beat the Raptors 110-92 on November 9th and 87-84 on January 19th in Atlanta. Toronto beat the Hawks 93-88 on November 28th, their previous visit to Toronto.
THE HUMAN HIGHLIGHT BLOG'S PRE-GAME PEP TALK:
So as we look back to the beginning of the season and where we stand today with the good guys---we see that nothing has progressed, little has improved, and with every passing (or in the Hawks case, dribbling and draw the defense) game the hope that something might fades a little more.Consider this an open thread for all pre-game, in-game, and post-game (but pre-recap) thoughts.
They are locked into what they are---and what they are is an extremely talented team with many areas of opportunity---but little desire to change what they do in order to get there. They will be content to advance as far as this approach can take them.