NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Tuesday, March 4th (All times eastern)
Golden State Warriors (36-22) at Atlanta Hawks (24-33), 7 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The Golden State Warriors will hit the road for four games, starting with tonight's contest against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena.
Golden State will also visit Charlotte, Miami and Orlando, and is 15-12 away from ORACLE Arena this season. The Warriors have won three straight overall and posted a 110-104 home victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday.
Stephen Jackson scored 29 points and grabbed nine rebounds, while Monta Ellis had 22 points, 10 rebounds and six assists for the Warriors, who have won four of their last five games. Baron Davis scored 18 points in the win.
On the injury front for the Warriors, veteran forward Chris Webber is doubtful for Tuesday's game against Atlanta with a sore left knee.
Meanwhile, the Hawks are back at home and own a 17-11 record as the host this season. In Sunday's 98-88 setback to the Boston Celtics at TD Banknorth Garden, Josh Smith had 22 points and nine rebounds to pace the Hawks, who had a two-game win streak broken and lost for the ninth time in 12 tries.
Al Horford chipped in 14 points and 11 rebounds in defeat. Hawks guard Acie Law is probable for Tuesday's game with a sprained right wrist.
The Hawks will put their two-game winning streak at Philips Arena on the line this evening.
Golden State and Atlanta are meeting for the second and final time in the regular season. The Warriors recorded a 117-110 triumph on February 22 at ORACLE Arena, as Johnson ended with 27 points, eight rebounds and a game-high eight assists.
Atlanta has won four straight after losing the last seven meetings.
Golden State has lost two straight on the road in this series.
03/04 10:48:56 ET