DETROIT (AP) - The Atlanta Hawks are almost ready for the
regular basketball season.
A visit to the Detroit Pistons Thursday night will complete The Hawks preseason schedule.
Atlanta, now 4-3, will try to finish the preseason with a winning record before opening the regular season.
The Hawks made the playoffs last season for the first time since 1999, ending the NBA's longest playoff drought.
Their first home game is Nov. 1 against Philadelphia.