The Atlanta Hawks are always a danger team in the NBA’s Eastern Conference, but with the addition of Dwight Howard for the 2016-17 season, they were going to be taking it up to the best teams in the league.

As the Hawks came to Oracle Arena to face the Golden State Warriors, they knew they were going to be in for a battle, and for 40 minutes, they stuck with the home team playing an impressive brand of basketball – but fell just short of getting the win.