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Bucks-Hawks Game Thread


Feb. 20, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (31-25, 17-10 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip)

Inactives: Splitter

Bucks (22-33, 7-24 road)

O.J. Mayo

Khris Middleton

Jabari Parker

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Miles Plumlee

Injury report: Out – John Henson (sore lower back), Greivis Vasquez (right ankle surgery), Damien Inglis (D-League), Jerryd Bayless (knee sprain)

Inactives: Henson, Vasquez

Officials: Sean Wright, Curtis Blair, Brian Forte

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 115-111 home loss to the depleted Heat Friday night. It was their third loss in the past four games. … In the loss, the Hawks hit a season-high 16 3-pointers, the seventh straight game in double-digits from long range. … Teague has scored at least 20 points in five of the past nine games. … Millsap had his team-leading 19th double-double.

From the Bucks

The Bucks are coming off a 98-95 home loss to the Hornets Friday night. It was their sixth loss in the past eight games. … Middleton has scored 20 or more points in 23 games this season. … In the Bucks home overtime win over the Hawks in January, Antetokounmpo had a game-high 28 points and a career-high 16 rebounds in 50 minutes. … The Bucks average 101.6 points at home but only 95.6 points on the road.

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