Game preview: Blake Griffin leads Pistons against Hawks


When/where: 3:30 today, Philips Arena

TV: Fox Sports Southeast

Stream: Fox Sports Go

Radio: 92.9 The Game

Injuries: Hawks—DeAndre’ Bembry (groin) is probable; Tyler Cavanaugh (ankle) is out.

Pistons—James Ennis (trade) is questionable; Reggie Jackson (ankle) and Jon Leuer (ankle) are out.

What to watch for: The Hawks (17-39) could see the return of guard/forward DeAndre’ Bembry, who has been plagued by injuries during his second NBA season.

Bembry suffered a triceps injury in September, healed in time to play in the season opener at Dallas but then suffered a fractured right wrist in that game. Bembry returned to the court in mid-November but couldn’t hold a spot in coach Mike Budenholzer’s rotation before being sent to Erie in late December and subsequently suffering the groin injury.

The Pistons (27-27) won four games in a row after acquiring Blake Griffin in a trade. That streak ended on Friday with a 108-95 home loss to the Clippers. Griffin had 19 points and six assists in that game.

Related headlines

About the Author

Michael Cunningham
Michael Cunningham
Michael Cunningham has covered the Hawks and other beats for the AJC since 2010.