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Photos: Hawks’ season opener at Philips Arena

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks Al Horford battles Pistons Andre Drummond for the opening tip off to begin their first regular season basketball game

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks Al Horford battles Pistons Andre Drummond for the opening tip off to begin their first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer and the team during their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer and the team during their first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks banners hang from Philips Arena during their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks banners hang from Philips Arena during their first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer during a 106-94 loss to the Piston in the first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer during a 106-94 loss to the Piston in the first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks Paul Millsap walks off the court falling 106-94 to the Pistons in their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks Paul Millsap walks off the court falling 106-94 to the Pistons in their first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer glares at an official during a 106-94 loss to the Pistons in the first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer glares at an official during a 106-94 loss to the Pistons in the first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks Jeff Teague collides with Pistons Reggie Jackson during the first period in their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks Jeff Teague collides with Pistons Reggie Jackson during the first period in their first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Pistons Andre Drummond knocks the ball away from Hawks Al Horford during the second half in their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. The Pistons beat the Hawks 106-94. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Pistons Andre Drummond knocks the ball away from Hawks Al Horford during the second half in their first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. The Pistons beat the Hawks 106-94. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- The Hawks cheerleaders perform during the first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — The Hawks cheerleaders perform during the first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks Paul Millsap reacts to being called for a foul against the Pistons during the final minutes in their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. The Pistons beat the Hawks 106-94. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks Paul Millsap reacts to being called for a foul against the Pistons during the final minutes in their first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. The Pistons beat the Hawks 106-94. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer reacts during second half action against the Pistons in their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. The Pistons beat the Hawks 106-94. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer reacts during second half action against the Pistons in their first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. The Pistons beat the Hawks 106-94. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks Al Horford (left) and Lamar Patterson (right) help Mike Muscala off the court after he was injured against the Pistrons during the second half in their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. The Pistons beat the Hawks 106-94. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks Al Horford (left) and Lamar Patterson (right) help Mike Muscala off the court after he was injured against the Pistrons during the second half in their first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. The Pistons beat the Hawks 106-94. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

*** VISUAL LEDE *** 102715 ATLANTA: Pistons Kentavious Caldwell-Pope defends against Hawks Thabo Sefolosha during the second half in their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. The Pistons beat the Hawks 106-94. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

*** VISUAL LEDE *** 102715 ATLANTA: Pistons Kentavious Caldwell-Pope defends against Hawks Thabo Sefolosha during the second half in their first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. The Pistons beat the Hawks 106-94. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks Paul Millsap (left) and Al Horford walk off the court falling 106-94 to the Pistons in their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks Paul Millsap (left) and Al Horford walk off the court falling 106-94 to the Pistons in their first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope shoots a three pointer over Hawks Kyle Korver during the second half in their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. The Pistons beat the Hawks 106-94. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope shoots a three pointer over Hawks Kyle Korver during the second half in their first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. The Pistons beat the Hawks 106-94. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks Paul Millsap knocks Pistons Ersan Ilyasova to the floor during the first period in their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks Paul Millsap knocks Pistons Ersan Ilyasova to the floor during the first period in their first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- The spot light is on the Hawks as they take the floor for their first regular season basketball game "home opener" against the Pistons on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — The spot light is on the Hawks as they take the floor for their first regular season basketball game “home opener” against the Pistons on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks Jeff Teague collides with Pistons Reggie Jackson during the first period in their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks Jeff Teague collides with Pistons Reggie Jackson during the first period in their first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks Dennis Schroder passes off driving the lane against Pistons Andre Drummond during the first period in their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks Dennis Schroder passes off driving the lane against Pistons Andre Drummond during the first period in their first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks fans make three point eyes as Kyle Korver plays the Pistons during the first period in their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks fans make three point eyes as Kyle Korver plays the Pistons during the first period in their first regular season basketball game “home opener” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks owner Tony Ressler (from left), his son Oliver Ressler, and general manager Wes Wilcox look over Philips Arena as the team prepares to play their first regular season basketball game "home opener" against the Pistons on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks owner Tony Ressler (from left), his son Oliver Ressler, and general manager Wes Wilcox look over Philips Arena as the team prepares to play their first regular season basketball game “home opener” against the Pistons on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks owner Tony Ressler (left) talks with general manager Wes Wilcox as the team prepares to play their first regular season basketball game "home opener" against the Pistons on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks owner Tony Ressler (left) talks with general manager Wes Wilcox as the team prepares to play their first regular season basketball game “home opener” against the Pistons on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks guard Kent Bazemore, who will start tonight, warms up for the first regular season basketball game "home opener" against the Pistons on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

102715 ATLANTA: — Hawks guard Kent Bazemore, who will start tonight, warms up for the first regular season basketball game “home opener” against the Pistons on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com


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