Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 vs. Houston Rockets (7:30 p.m.)
The Rockets visit Philips Arena for the Hawks’ 2012-13 season opener … The teams will play again, in Houston, on 12/31 to finish the season series … The Rockets won the only meeting last year and have taken three straight against Atlanta overall, including the last two in Houston … Atlanta’s last win in the series was a 102-95 road decision on 1/25/10 and the last triumph at Philips Arena came on 11/20/09 (105-103) … The Rockets leads the all-time series 71-69, with the Hawks holding a 49-21 edge in home games.
Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at Oklahoma City Thunder (7 p.m.)
Atlanta visits Oklahoma City for the only time this year in the first-of-two contests with the Thunder … The teams meet at Philips Arena on 12/19 to close out the season series … Atlanta took the only game between the clubs last year, a 97-90 home decision, but have dropped two straight games in Oklahoma City … The Hawks’ last road win in the series came on 11/9/08 (89-85) … Atlanta leads the all-time series 62-58 (23-35 on the road).
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 vs. Indiana Pacers (7:30 p.m.)
The Hawks host the Pacers in the first-of-four contests between the clubs this year … Indiana returns to Philips Arena on 12/29 before hosting Atlanta on 2/5 and 3/25 to finish the season series … The Hawks took two-of-three games against the Pacers last year, winning the last two outings … Additionally, Atlanta owns a nine-game home winning streak against Indiana, with the Pacers’ last win at Philips Arena coming on 12/22/06 (100-90) … The Hawks lead the all-time series 90-75, including a 56-25 home mark.