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Wizards vs. Hawks GameThread: A chance to erase the memory of Friday's debacle starts at 7:30 p.m.

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If you don't win, try, try again.

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2015-16 NBA Season
(6-1)
vs.
(3-2)
November 7, 2015
Philips Arena
7:30 p.m. ET
CSN (D.C. area), WNEW 99.1 FM
Projected Starting Lineups
Jeff Teague PG John Wall
Kyle Korver SG Bradley Beal
Kent Bazemore SF Otto Porter
Paul Millsap PF Kris Humphries
Al Horford C Marcin Gortat
2015-16 Advanced Stats
96.5 (19th)
Pace 101.0 (5th)
103.0 (16th)
ORtg 103.5 (11th)
98.8 (9th)
DRtg 103.0 (18th)
Also see: Peachtree Hoops | Preview

To me, Atlanta is best known for three things besides Hawks basketball:

  1. Being the home of Coca-Cola's and CNN's headquarters
  2. Hosting the 1996 Olympics
  3. Being a major music hub of all genres, but especially R&B and hip hop. Usher, Ludacris, T.I., and India Arie are just a few of the many singers who are from ATL.

Even though I'm playing a song from a guy who calls Atlanta home, this lyric video kind of fits how the Wizards should have approached the last 24 hours:

Really, the Wizards should forget that they laid a goose egg last night and do what they can to win this game. It won't be easy, but since ATL played a game yesterday as well, it's not like tired legs should be an excuse.

Let's get back to 4-2 before a highly anticipated game against OKC.