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Atlanta Hawks vs. Chicago Bulls: How to watch, TV channel, streaming, start time, injury report and stats

The only teams with losing records to take part in the Play-In Tournament, the Atlanta Hawks and Chicago Bulls will want to cause some surprises in the postseason starting with a win here.

The Bulls finished the season with a 39-43 record despite dealing with injuries to key players including Zach LaVine, Andre Drummond, Ayo Dosunmu, and Lonzo Ball.

The Hawks have also dealt with injuries - the key ones being to Onyeka Okongwu and Saddiq Bey - but the backcourt duo of Trae Young and Dejounte Murray lifted the team to a Play-In Tournament berth with a 36-46 record.

How to watch Atlanta Hawks vs. Chicago Bulls, TV channel and streaming

Atlanta Hawks vs. Chicago Bulls will be broadcast on ESPN, which can be viewed through cable TV packages or on streaming apps including YouTubeTV, FuboTV and SlingTV.

Atlanta Hawks vs. Chicago Bulls start time, date and venue

The Atlanta Hawks vs. Chicago Bulls game is scheduled to begin at 9:30 PM ET/8:30 PM CT on Wednesday, April 17, with the game taking place at United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Atlanta Hawks vs. Chicago Bulls injury report

Atlanta Hawks: Wesley Matthews - hamstring, questionable; Onyeka Okongwu - toe, out; Saddiq Bey - knee, out; Seth Lundy - ankle, out; Jalen Johnson - ankle, out

Chicago Bulls: Zach LaVine - ankle, out; Andre Drummond - ankle, questionable; Ayo Dosunmu - quad, questionable; Patrick Williams - foot, out; Julian Phillips - foot, out

Atlanta Hawks vs. Chicago Bulls predicted lineups

Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young, Dejounte Murray, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Deandre Hunter, Bruno Fernando

Chicago Bulls: Coby White, Alex Caruso, DeMar DeRozan, Javonte Green, Nikola Vucevic

Atlanta Hawks vs. Chicago Bulls stats

  • The Hawks are fifth in the league in points per game with 118.3 while playing with the NBA's fifth-fastest pace at 100.1 possessions per game; the Bulls are 22nd in points per game with 112.3 while playing at the third-slowest pace in the NBA with 96.3 possessions per game.
  • The Bulls are one of the best teams at taking care of the ball with 12.2 turnovers per game (third-fewest in NBA) and a turnover percentage of 11 percent (third-best in NBA); while the Hawks commit the 14th-most turnovers with 13.5 per game and are ranked 11th in turnover percentage at 11.6 percent.
  • Atlanta is eighth in free throw percentage at 79.7 percent while Chicago is 10th with a 79.1 percent free throw percentage.
  • DeMar DeRozan is Chicago's leading scorer with 24 points per game; Trae Young leads the Hawks with 25.7 points per game.
  • The Bulls won the season series 2-1.
  • Atlanta is 3-7 both straight up and against the spread in its last 10 games; Chicago is 5-5 straight up and 6-4 against the spread in that span.

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