Lengthy road trips are obviously difficult with the travel and having to playing on opponents' home courts, but the Atlanta Hawks aren't flinching.
The Hawks look to win four times on a five-game trip for the first time in more than 40 years when they face the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night.
Atlanta (15-6) has posted victories over Milwaukee, Detroit and New Orleans while losing to San Antonio on a trip which began last Monday. The Hawks haven't won four games on a five-game trip since going 5-0 from Dec. 8-14, 1968. They've had 16 five-game road swings since.
"It's just a road mentality," point guard Jeff Teague said after a 94-72 win in New Orleans on Sunday. "It's tough to beat somebody at their home, so you come in and you have to be fully focused and ready, and we're doing that."
The Hawks won both games in Toronto last season and have taken four of their last five games at Air Canada Centre.
Teague, whose status against the Hornets was uncertain after he left Friday's g...