In the first game of a Tuesday night NBA on TNT doubleheader, the Atlanta Hawks will visit the New York Knicks. The Hawks (35-36) are ten games below .500 on the road and trail Charlotte by one full game for ninth place in the East. On Sunday, Atlanta was outrebounded by 14 during a 117-112 home loss versus New Orleans.
Atlanta F Danilo Gallinari tallied a game-high 27 points on 11-for-21 from the field and pulled down five boards. All-Star G Trae Young added 21 points and ten assists for the Hawks.
The New York Knicks have dropped 20 of their 35 home games and have been one of the most disappointing teams in the league. On Sunday, New York was outscored by 12 points during the second quarter of a 108-93 home loss versus Utah. The Knicks (30-41) were outrebounded by a 49-37 margin and shot 37 percent from the field.
R.J. Barrett led five New York players in double figures with 24 points (8-20 FG) and seven rebounds. Immanuel Quickley added 16 points and four assists off the bench for the Knicks.