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Portland Trail Blazers vs Atlanta Hawks: Live Stream, TV Schedule, Preview, Odds and Point Spread

Riding in an 17-game winning streak, the Atlanta Hawks meet the struggling Portland Trail Blazers on Friday’s NBA game at the Philips Arena at 7:30 PM ET.

Aside from the streak, the Hawks are on the verge of surpassing their total victory last season. Atlanta (38-8) would love to continue the momentum through Paul Paul Millsap who had 28 points and 15 rebounds in a win over Brooklyn last Wednesday.

The Hawks are playing against a powerhouse in the West, Portland, which will try to avoid its fifth consecutive road loss.

Al Horford also had 20 points, 10 rebounds and five assist agains the defense of Brooklyn. Moreover,the Hawks are seven games ahead of the second place Toronto i the Eastern Conference.

The Hawks pulled off a victory over the Blazers on Jan. 3 with the score of 115-107. Millsap had 27 points and Jeff Teague scored 22 for Atlanta. In that game, LaMarcus Aldridge scored 30 points and 12 rebounds for the Blazers.

“We’ve had some slow starts the last seven, eight games in the first quarters,” point guard Damian Lillard told the team’s website. “We get better over the course of the game but I think we’ve just got to be able to do it for 48 minutes instead of waiting until it’s a dogfight to just kind of lock down and do what we need to do.”

Atlanta’s defense is No. 1 in the NBA as it allows an average of 96.3 points per game. In the last eight games, Atlanta had allowed 90.1 points per game.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Atlanta Hawks live stream online is available here. Blazers vs Hawks tv schedule is on NBA TV. Portland Blazers vs Atlanta Hawks odds and point spread: -6.5 Atlanta.

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