Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Playoff Game Preview #2: Atlanta Hawks (1-0) @ Orlando Magic (0-1)

TIP-OFF: 7:30pm (EST)

TELEVISION
: Fox Sports South, NBA TV

CHAT: Daily Dime Live

GAME NOTES: Hawks/Magic

ATLANTA INJURY REPORT: None.

ORLANDO INJURY REPORT: Daniel Orton is out.

BY THE NUMBERS

2010-11
Poss Off Eff eFG% FT Rate OR% TO%
ATL (off)
89.3
1.061
50.1
20.9
23.4 13.5
ORL (def)
91.4 1.018 47.5
29.5
23.1
13.4

2010-11
Poss Off Eff eFG% FT Rate OR% TO%
ATL (def)
89.3
1.07
49.5 27.3
25.4 12.3
ORL (off)
91.4 1.077
52.1
22.7
26.1
14.5

head-to-head
Poss Off Eff eFG% FT Rate OR% TO%
ATL
87.6
1021
48.4
19.5
21.9 15.9
ORL
87.4 0.921 44
22.5
23
14.4

OTHER PERSPECTIVES: Magic Basketball, Orlando Pinstriped Post

FOR ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY: Orlando -8.5, 183.5 o/u

PREVIOUSLY...the Atlanta Hawks won Game 1 of the series 103-93 in Orlando on Saturday night.

The Atlanta Hawks won three of four games from the Orlando Magic during the regular season, outscoring Orlando by 15 points cumulatively. The four meetings:
Consider this an open thread for all pre-game, in-game, and post-game (but pre-recap) thoughts.

4 comments:

tha DJ said...

the Hawks will win again.. unless the Hawks beat themselves. This series is the Hawks to lose, Orlando just cant match up, personnel wise.

jrauch said...

Now's about the time the Mr. Hyde portion of the Hawks persona rears its ugly head.

Still, I'll take a split heading back to Atlanta.

Bronn said...

Hard to argue that the Hawks lost this game anywhere EXCEPT in the second quarter, while Zaza, Jason Collins, and Al Horford were all on the bench. But none of the fouled out. Mission Accomplished!

Andrew said...

agreed bronn