The renovated Atlanta Hawks look to get their first win of the young season traveling to Oklahoma City to take on the Thunder. This should prove to be a challenge without their star forward, Josh Smith, who is out with a sprained ankle.
The Thunder are coming off their first win of the season on Friday night against the Portland Trailblazers, where Russell Westbrook scored a team-high 32 points and Kevin Durant chipped in 23 points to go with 17 rebounds. Kevin Martin, playing in his second game with the Thunder since being involved in the James Harden trade, contributed 19 off the bench, slowly showing that he will be the capable bench scorer the Thunder traded for.
On paper, the Hawks will have a tough time matching up against the Thunder since without Smith, one of the better defenders in the league, they will try to use the combination of Kyle Krover, Anthony Tolliver and DeShawn Stevenson to stop Kevin Durant.
Game Date/Time: Sunday, November 4, 2012, 7 p.m. ET
Location: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Okla.
TV: SportSouth, FoxSports Oklahoma
Check back at 7 p.m. ET to find out if the Thunder are able to extend their win streak to two games or if the Atlanta Hawks can play the spoiler role and get their first win of the season.