Posted March 06, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Atlanta Hawks are glad to be home. They might be short-handed, however, in their return to Philips Arena. Atlanta will try to prevent a season high-tying fourth straight defeat - and seventh in a row in this series - on Wednesday night when the slumping Philadelphia 76ers look to avoid their longest road skid in 25 seasons. After averaging 106.3 points in wins over Milwaukee, Detroit and Utah, the Hawks (33-26) were held to 91.0 per contest in the second-half of a season-high six-game trip that ended with Monday's 104-88 loss to Denver. "Tired both physically and mentally,'' coach Larry Drew said. "It's been a long road trip. Fatigue does factor into at this point.'' The Hawks took Tuesday off, but fatigue could play a role moving forward with the growing number of injuries. Kyle Korver (strained right big toe), the NBA 3-point field goal percentage leader (46.2) missed Monday's game, as did Zaza Pachulia (sore right Achilles') and DeShawn Stevenson, who rested his knees aft...
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