Atlanta Hawks (21-13, 9-8 road) vs. OKC Thunder (22-11, 12-6 home)
Offensive Rating: Thunder – 109.7 (8th), Hawks – 107.0 (12th)
Defensive Rating: Thunder – 107.2 (17th), Hawks – 104.6 (10th)
Pace: Thunder – 93.2 (11th), Hawks – 90.0 (27th)
View from the enemy: Hoopinion
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I don’t know what the deal is with Oklahoma City and New Year’s Eve, but it’s something of a tradition now. Well, maybe not a tradition seeing as the Thunder’s just 2-0 since playing here in OKC on Dec. 31. But that’s the key: 2-0. And with a good team in the Hawks coming to town to welcome in 2011, going 3-0 isn’t going to be easy. Keep Reading…