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Hawks Schedule 2012: Road Trip Concludes With Matchups Against Nuggets, Clippers

The Atlanta Hawks are currently 2-2 on their current six-game road trip that will conclude with a back-to-back starting in Denver on Tuesday and Los Angeles on Wednesday. The Hawks began the trip with a win in Indiana before suffering two close losses to Miami and Detroit. Atlanta bounced back on Sunday by defeating Sacramento 106-99 behind 28 points from Josh Smith.

Denver is currently 23-19 on the season and fell at home to Memphis on Sunday 94-91. The Nuggets have won six of their last 10 and are locked in a tight western conference playoff race. On Wednesday the Hawks will travel to Los Angeles for a matchup with Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers.

The Clippers have hit a tough stretch of late losing six of its last 10 games and dropping to fifth place in the Western Conference standings. Wednesday's game is the first of two meetings for the Hawks with Blake Griffin and company. The Clippers visit Philips Arena on April 24.

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