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Clippers-Hawks Game Thread


Jan. 27, 2016, 8 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable Starters

Hawks (27-19, 15-7 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: None

Inactives: TBA

Clippers (29-16, 14-9 road)

Chris Paul

J.J. Redick

Paul Pierce

Luc Mbah a Moute

Deandre Jordan

Injury report: Out – Blake Griffin (partially torn left quad tendon, broken hand)

Inactives: Griffin, TBA

Officials: Pat Fraher, Kevin Scott, Gary Zielinski

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 119-105 win at the Nuggets Monday. … The Hawks have won two straight over the Clippers after sweeping season series last year. They have won six straight in Atlanta. … The Hawks rank first in the NBA with 26.9 fourth-quarter points. … The Hawks rank second in the league in assists at 25.6 per game with at least 25 in 27 contests.

From the Clippers

The Clippers are coming off a 91-89 win at the Pacers Tuesday. Paul scored 19 of his 26 points in the second half of the victory. … The Clippers hoped to have Griffin back on their road trip which ends against the Hawks. However, the forward will miss another 4-6 weeks after breaking his hand punching a team employee. … Jordan has 26 double-doubles this season, third in the NBA behind Andre Drummond (37) and Russell Westbrook (29).

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