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Bucks-Hawks Game Thread


March 25, 2016, 8 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable Starters

Hawks (42-30, 23-13 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip surgery)

Inactives: Splitter, Lamar Patterson (D-League), Edy Tavares (D-League)

Bucks (30-42, 9-28 road)

Jerryd Bayless

Khris Middleton

Jabari Parker

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Greg Monroe

Injury report: Out – Michael Carter-Williams (left hip surgery), O.J. Mayo (fractured left ankle), Steve Novak (left knee surgery), Greivis Vasquez (right ankle surgery)

Inactives: Carter-Williams, Mayo

Officials: James Capers, Brent Barnaky, Dedric Taylor

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 122-101 win at the Wizards Wednesday, their fifth win in the past six games. ... The Hawks lost both games to the Bucks this season in overtime, including a double-overtime defeat at home in February. … The Hawks are 9-3 in March. … Korver is shooting .525 (32 of 61) from 3-point range over the past 12 games. … Horford needs one double-double to tie Cliff Hagan (203) for eighth on franchise all-time list.

From the Bucks

The Bucks are coming off a 113-104 loss at the Cavaliers Wednesday, their third straight loss. ... Antetokounmpo has increased his assists average from 2.87 to 7.8 per game since the All-Star break. ... He has tallied 10-plus assists in seven games this season. … Parker is averaging 18.7 points per game since the break. … The Bucks rank first in the NBA in points in the paint at 50.3 per game.

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