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Hawks Vs. Bobcats: Game Time, TV Info And More

The Hawks and cold-shooting Joe Johnson will have to recover from a triple overtime loss on the road at Charlotte Friday.

The only thing more grueling than a triple overtime lost to the Heat will be the weekend schedule the Atlanta Hawks will have to march through before they can catch a breather. Following their late night 116-109 loss to Miami, the Hawks will hit the road Friday to visit the Charlotte Bobcats for the first of two meetings in a week before returning home to Atlanta to host the Bulls.

Charlotte enters tonight's game coming off of a huge win at New York, beating the Knicks 118-110 Wednesday. The Bobcats shot a season-high 53.3 percent from the floor, and Boris Diaw had a season-high 27 points.

Joe Johnson has struggled for the Hawks - he finished with 20 points against the Heat, but missed 13 of 20 shots and was 1-of-7 shooting threes. That effort follows Atlanta's loss at Chicago, where Johnson was 3-of-17 from the floor and scored only 10 points.

Date / Time: Thursday, January 6

Location: Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina

TV: SportsSouth

Radio: 680 The Fan

Streaming: none

Line: Atlanta (-1)

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