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Game Thread: Bulls at Hawks


Jan. 20, 2017, 8 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (24-18)

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

Bulls (21-22)

Michael Carter-Williams

Dwyane Wade

Jimmy Butler

Taj Gibson

Robin Lopez

Injury report: None

Inactives: TBA

Officials: Bill Spooner, Mark Lindsay, Justin Van Duyne

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 118-95 road loss to the Pistons Wednesday that snapped a two-game win streak and a five-game road win streak. … They have won five straight games over the Bulls. … Dwight Howard is shooting .733 (17 of 22) from the field over the past four games.

From the Bulls

The Bulls are coming off a 99-98 home loss to the Mavericks Tuesday that snapped a two-game win streak. ... They are first in the NBA in offensive rebounds with 13.6 per game. … Jimmy Butler is third in the league in free throws made (8.4) and third in free throws attempted (9.7) per game.

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