Hawks forward John Collins has taken his game to another level after returning to the lineup following a three-game absence.
Collins, averaging a team-high 19.9 points and 9.8 rebounds per game, has averaged more than 25 points and nearly 13 rebounds in the last four games. The latest: 27 points and 12 rebounds in Wednesday’s 132-111 victory over the Grizzlies at State Farm Arena.
Next up for Collins and the Hawks - Saturday at Boston. Collins has averaged 14 points and 10.7 reboounds in three games against the Celtics this season.