Hawks host Bobcats at Philips Arena
(Sports Network) – The Charlotte Bobcats will continue their road trip this
evening, as they take on the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena.
Charlotte ended a two-game losing streak with Tuesday’s 96-92 win over the New
Jersey Nets in the opener of the trip at Continental Airlines Arena. Rookie
Adam Morrison poured in 22 points and dished out five assists in the win.
Sean May chipped in 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists off the bench
for the Bobcats, who are 2-5 on the road this season. Primoz Brezec tallied 13
points while Gerald Wallace and Raymond Felton had 12 apiece.
Meanwhile, the Hawks have lost two straight and six of their last seven games,
including Tuesday’s 96-95 loss to the Washington Wizards at the Verizon
Joe Johnson had 33 points and Tyronn Lue, who played for Washington from
2001-03, was the other Hawk in double figures with 18 points. Atlanta will now
host Charlotte and Cleveland and is 3-3 at Philips Arena this season.
The Bobcats won three of four games against the Hawks last season and are 6-2
overall against them.
Charlotte has won three straight at Philips Arena.