ATLANTA GA - FEBRUARY 12: Josh Smith #5 of the Atlanta Hawks waits for an inbounds pass by the Charlotte Bobcats at Philips Arena on February 12 2011 in Atlanta Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that by downloading and/or using this Photograph user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Atlanta can climb to a season-best eleven games over .500 and keep the pressure on the rest of the Eastern Conference if they can knock off the Charlotte Bobcats Saturday night.
The Atlanta Hawks are looking to move a season best eleven games over .500 when they take on the Charlotte Bobcats Saturday night at Time Warner Cable Arena. Atlanta knocked off the Bobcats on Wednesday 120-93 and defeated the Detroit Pistons Friday night 101-96 to keep the pressure on Indiana in the Eastern Conference standings.
Atlanta begins Saturday in fifth place, one and a half games behind the Indiana Pacers for third place. Atlanta leads sixth place Orlando by a half game. The Pacers will take on Boston on Saturday while the Magic square off against Philadelphia.
A lost season continues in Charlotte as they have lost at least 10 straight games for the second time this season. The Bobcats have lost all three meetings to the Hawks this season.
Game Date/Time: Saturday, April 7, 8:00 p.m. ET
Location: Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Radio: 680 The Fan, 93.7 FM
Online Streaming: NBA League Pass Broadband
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