Ivan Johnson came off the bench to score a season-high 21 points and added 10 rebounds as Atlanta beat Orlando for the 10th straight time, 97-88 in Philips Arena, in a game between short-handed teams.
Brian McKitish discusses players whose strong January play has them rising in his latest rankings.
New Orleans Hornets' Eric Gordon was on the court for the first time this season on Saturday.
Josh Smith and Jeff Teague scored 16 points apiece, Al Horford added 13 points and 13 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks held off a late charge by the Orlando Magic for an 86-80 victory Wednesday night.
Neil Tardy recaps Tuesday's games from a fantasy perspective, laying out the repercussions of Kyle Lowry's ankle injury.
Most telling win and loss? MVP of the opening games?
Brian McKitish reshuffles his rankings for the last part of the season and features some unsung players getting more playing time thanks to injuries to other stars.
Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith is expected to play in Tuesday night's playoff game against the Orlando Magic despite receiving extensive treatment the past two days for a bruised elbow.
Tom Haberstroh identifies perceived roster weaknesses on every likely playoff team in the Eastern Conference, and analyzes the extent to which these holes could pose a problem for the teams this postseason.
Our ESPN The Mag writer forecasts the regular-season outcome for all 30 teams.
John Cregan points out the many high-quality fantasy players who are slowing down and hurting your team down the stretch in specific areas.
Chad Ford reflects on the drafts of the 21st century's first decade to single out the worst selections. Among them are the historic flop of Darko Milicic and the injury-prone Greg Oden.
Seth Landman looks ahead to the second day of the NBA season, where injuries are already messing with matchups.
Maurice Evans scored 27 points and six of his Orlando teammates also scored in double figures, leading the Magic to a 121-105 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.
It's late in the season, but there's plenty of "fresh blood" to go around in the form of injury returns, such as Chucky Atkins and Andris Biedrins.