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Game Thread: Clippers at Hawks


CLIPPERS AT HAWKS

Jan. 23, 2017, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena

Starters

Hawks (26-18)

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

Clippers (29-16)

Raymond Felton

Austin River

J.J. Redick

Luc Mbah a Moute

DeAndre Jordan

Injury report: Out - Brice Johnson (acute herniated disc, lower back, Chris Paul (ligament tear, left thumb); Doubtful - Blake Griffin (right knee procedure)

Inactives: Brice Johnson, Chris Paul

Officials: Sean Wright, Derrick Collins, Tyler Ford

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 110-93 home win over the 76ers on Saturday, their second straight win. …They have won 11 of the past 13 games. … They have scored 100 or more points in six of the past seven games. … Paul Millsap has scored 20 or more points a team-high 16 times this season.

From the Clippers

The Clippers are coming off a 123-98 road loss to the Nuggets on Saturday, their second straight loss. … Blake Griffin was upgraded to doubtful in advance of the game. He has missed the past 17 games. … DeAndre Jordan has averaged 16.9 rebounds per game in January, leading the NBA.

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