The struggling Atlanta Hawks finally limp home and look to be in dire need of this weekend's All-Star break. Atlanta's record has now sunk to 19-14 after dropping eight of its last 11 games including a current three-game losing streak. Atlanta lost to New York on Wednesday by a score of 99-82 to conclude its five-game road trip with a 1-4 record.
Orlando is headed in the opposite direction have won 10 of its last 13. The Magic are still surrounded by daily Dwight Howard trade rumors but they have found a way to not let those affect them on the court. Orlando defeated New Jersey 108-91 on Wednesday and are now two and a half games in front of the Hawks in the Southeast division standings.
Game date/time: Thursday, February 23, 7:30 p.m. ET
Location: Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
Radio: 680 The Fan, 93.7 FM
Online Streaming: NBA League Pass Broadband
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