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Game Thread: 76ers at Hawks


Jan. 21, 2017, 7 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (25-18)

Dennis Schroder

Kent Bazemore

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain), Mike Muscala (left ankle)

Inactives: Tiago Splitter, Mike Muscala

76ers (15-26)

T.J. McConnell

Nik Stauskas

Robert Covington

Ersan Ilyaslova

Jahill Okafor

Injury report: Joel Embiid (rest), Ben Simmons (right foot)

Inactives: Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons

Officials: Pat Fraher, Jacyn Goble, Courtney Kirkland

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 102-93 home victory over the Bulls Friday night. … They have won five straight games over the 76ers, including two games this season. … Mike Muscala will miss his fourth straight game with a left ankle sprain. ... Malcolm Delaney has made at least one 3-pointer in the past six games.

From the 76ers

The 76ers are coming off a 93-92 home win over the Trail Blazers Friday night. ... They have won eight of their past 10 games. … Joel Embiid missed the game due to scheduled rest. However, the rookie also suffered a left knee contusion in the game. No were no updates on his future availability

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