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76ers-Hawks Game Thread


Dec. 16, 2015, 8 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (14-12, 8-6 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Probable – Mike Scott (left knee contusion), Tiago Splitter (right hip), Kyle Korver (ankle rehabilitation), Thabo Sefolosha (ankle rehabilitation)

Inactives: Tim Hardaway Jr., Edy Tavares

76ers (1-25, 0-15 road)

Kendall Marshall

Isaiah Caanan

Jerami Grant

Robert Covington

Jahlil Okafor

Injury report: Out – Nerlens Noel (left eye corneal abrasion), Carl Landry (right wrist injury), Joel Embiid (right foot fracture)

Inactives: Nerlens Noel, Carl Landry, Joel Embiid

Officials: Mike Callahan, Curtis Blair, Michael Smith

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 100-88 home loss to the Heat. ... A loss to the 76ers would be a season-high four-game losing streak. … Bazemore set career-highs in points (28) and field goals (11) in loss to Heat. … Korver needs seven 3-pointers to tie Jason Terry (648) for third in franchise history. … The Hawks are ranked third in the NBA in assists at 25.0 per game.

From the 76ers

The 76ers are coming off a 115-96 road loss to the Bulls Monday. … The 76ers lone win came against the Lakers earlier this month. … Okafor is the team’s leading scorer at 17.8 points and rebound at 8.1 per game. … Coach Brett Brown said Wednesday that Marshall would be the starting point guard for the foreseeable future.

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Chris Vivlamore has been a reporter and editor at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution since 2003.