Celtics play Hawks in the NBA schedule Thursday

The Boston Celtics take on the Atlanta Hawks in one of NBA game s on Thursday, start time at 8:00 PM ET.

The Boston Celtics (50-28) are coming from a 114-91 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in which Isaiah Thomas scored 26 points in 9-for-19 shooting from the field and 7-for-8 from the free throw line.

On the season, Boston is averaging 107.6 points, 41.8 rebounds and 24.9 assists per game. Defensively, the Celtics are yielding 105.2 poitns per game against the opposing teams.

Five players are averaging at least 10.5 points per game for Boston, they are: Thomas (29.1), Avery Bradley (16.4), Al Horford (14.1), Jae Crowder (13.7) and Marcus Smart (10.5). Thomas leads points and in assists with 5.9 per game. Horford tops in rebounds with 6.9 and in blocks with 1.3 per game. Smart leads in steals with 1.5 per game.

The Atlanta Hawks (39-38) are riding in a two game losing streak including a 91-82 loss to the Brooklyn Nets in which Dennis Schroder scored 16 points in 7-for-20 shooting from the field.

On the season, Atlanta is averaging 102.7 points, 44.3 rebounds and 23.3 assists per game. Defensively, the Hawks are yielding 104.0 points per game against the opposing teams.

Five players are averaging at least 11.0 points per game for Atlanta, they are: Schroder (18.1), Paul Millsap (18.0), Tim Hardaway Jr. (14.2), Dwight Howard (13.4) and Kent Bazemore (11.0). Schroder leads in points and in assists with 6.3 per game. Dwight Howard leads in rebounds with 12.9 and in blocks with 1.3 per game.

Celtics vs Hawks game schedule info:
Date: April 6, 2017
Start Time: 8:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: TNT

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