2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
43-39, 2nd in Southeast

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After dropping a crucial Game 5 to the Wizards on Wednesday, the Hawks have their backs against the wall. Luckily for them, Game 6 is in Atlanta, where they've been a completely different team.

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Wall wears camo cape to postgame presser (0:38)
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Wall leads Wizards to 3-2 lead (2:15)

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Elias notes that Dennis Schroder is the first Hawks player with at least 25 points and 10 assists in a postseason game since Pete Maravich on April 4, 1973 vs. Boston (34 pts, 10 ast).

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Morris sends Hardaway Jr. packing with strong block (0:18)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The Hawks will return home looking to stave off elimination but they'll do so with their young point guard playing his best basketball of the series. Dennis Schroder had 29 points and 11 assists while making five-of-six 3-pointers in Game 5. Atlanta hopes that playing at home will also be more comfortable for Kent Bazemore and Ersan Ilysova. The two reserves combined to shoot 4-for-18.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Bradley Beal (27 points) says Washington will have to play with a better IQ than it did in the two previous losses at Atlanta in order to close the Hawks out in Atlanta in Game 6. "We got to the same focus we had at home," Beal told TNT after Washington won Game 5. "We came out in Game 3 (in Atlanta) with a lack of focus. Same thing in Game 4. We played hard but didn't have the IQ that we needed to win. So we got to have the same approach that we had tonight, be physical and play smart."

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Smith sneaks in for the flush (0:18)
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Wall, Morris demonstrate teamwork with alley-oop jam (0:26)
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Hardaway Jr. breaks out for an early slam (0:22)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Markieff Morris has eight points but three fouls. And Paul Millsap has nine points and six rebounds but also three fouls. That matchup, and who stays out of serious foul trouble, could very well decide Game 5. Marcin Gortat continues to be invisible offensively with zero points while Otto Porter has been active on the glass and going to the line but hasn't been able to make an impact with his shot yet.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Wizards used a 21-9 run in the second quarter to erase a 7-point deficit and go into the half up 50-49. John Wall sparked the Wizards with six points, two assists and one offensive rebound during the run.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Dennis Schroder is playing with a ton of confidence and hasn't backed down from John Wall since Wall's scorching start in this series. The Hawks point guard has picked up where left off in Game 4, drilling the outside shot by making his first four 3-pointers and has 14 points already.

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ICYMI: NBA favorites went 3-0 ATS last night and now lead 17-14-1 ATS in the playoffs after underdogs dominated early; overs went 2-0-1 last night and are 19-13-1 overall.

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The Hawks made it a priority to get to the rim in Game 4 and it paid off. Dwight Howard played a big role in their 111-101 win over the Wizards, scoring 14 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in the first half on Monday night.

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Hawks even series with win over Wizards (1:29)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

More reason for the Wizards to get Marcin Gortat more involved offensively: the Hawks outscored the Wizards, 60-34, in points in the paint in Game 3 and by 44-30 in Game 4 per ESPN Stats and Info. The team that has outscored their opponent in points in the paint has won three of the four games in this series.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Hawks' Dennis Schroder exploited the Wizards going under on pick and rolls, scoring eight points in the last five minutes on open perimeter shots off picks. Schroder (18 points) and Paul Millsap (19 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists) staved one final charge by the Wizards' John Wall (22 points, 10 assists) and Bradley Beal (32 points). The Hawks got team-wide contributions with Dwight Howard (16 points, 15 rebounds), Kent Bazemore (16 points, 7 assists) and Jose Calderon (10 points, 5 assists) all playing their best and most impactful game of the series.

Team Stats

Points Per Game103.222nd
Rebounds Per Game44.39th
Assists Per Game23.610th
Points Allowed104.010th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-174339.524
2015-164834.585
2014-156022.732
2013-143844.463
2012-134438.537