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Game Thread: Bulls at Hawks


Nov. 9, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (5-2)

Dennis Schroder

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain), Mike Scott (left knee soreness)

Inactives: Splitter, Scott

Bulls (4-3)

Rajon Rondo

Dwyane Wade

Jimmy Butler

Taj Gibson

Robin Lopez

Injury report: Out – Michael Carter-Williams (left knee bone bruise and left wrist sprain)

Inactives: Carter-Williams, TBA

Officials: Derrick Stafford, Kevin Cutler, Kane Fitzgerald

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 110-106 road win over the Cavaliers Tuesday. ... They swept the season-series with the Bulls by winning all four games last season. … Howard had 17 rebounds in win over Cavaliers. ... Korver will return to the lineup after missing Tuesday’s game for personal reasons.

From the Bulls

The Bulls are coming off 112-80 home win at the Magic Monday. ... Butler is one of five NBA players with at least 10 3-pointers and 50 free throws this season and the only one from the Eastern Conference. ... Bulls are second in the league in rebounding (49.6) and first in rebound percentage (56.4) and opponent rebound percentage (38.3).

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