Hawks preview: Here comes Dwight Howard

When/where: 7:30 p.m. today, Philips Arena

TV: Fox Sports Southeast

Stream: Fox Sports Go

Radio: 92.9 The Game

Injuries: Hawks — Kent Bazemore (knee), DeAndre' Bembry (abdominal), Antonius Cleveland (ankle), Malcolm Delaney (ankle) and Jaylen Morris (ankle) are out.

Hornets — Michael Carter-Williams (left shoulder surgery) is out, Cody Zeller (left knee soreness) is doubtful and Jeremy Lamb (back spasms) is questionable.

What to watch for: The Hawks (20-48) will again start Tyler Dorsey in place of Bazemore following his season-ending injury. The Hawks have six straight road games after the matchup. They will play at the Bucks on Saturday. The team will return to Atlanta for one day before leaving on a five-game trip out west.

The Hornets (29-39) have won all three games between the division rivals this season by an average of 14 points. Former Hawk and Atlanta native Dwight Howard is averaging 19.3 points and 14 rebounds in three games against the Hawks this season, three points and two rebounds more than his season average. Howard has 20 points and 12 rebounds in his one game back in Atlanta on Jan. 31, a 123-110 win.