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Game Thread: Hawks at 76ers


March 29, 2017, 7 p.m., Wells Fargo Center


Hawks (38-36)

Dennis Schroder

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Taurean Prince

Ersan Ilyasova

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Paul Millsap (left knee tightness), Thabo Sefolosha (left groin strain), Mike Dunleavy (right ankle soreness); Probable - Kent Bazemore (right knee bone bruise)

Inactives: Paul Millsap, Thabo Sefolosha

76ers (28-46)

T.J. McConnell

Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot

Justin Anderson

Dario Saric

Richaun Holmes

Injury report: Out – Jerryd Bayless (left wrist surgery), Joel Embiid (left knee injury), Ben Simmons (acute fracture, right foot), Sergio Rodriguez (strained left hamstring), Jahil Okafor (right knee soreness); Probable - Gerald Henderson (left hip soreness), Tiago Splitter (right calf)

Inactives: Jerryd Bayless, Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons

 Officials: John Goble, Scott Wall, CJ Washington

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 95-91 home win over the Suns Tuesday that snapped a seven-game losing streak. … Dennis Schroder is averaging 23.5 points in the past five games, including four 20-point games. … Dwight Howard has 49 double-doubles this season, sixth in the NBA. … They have made just 11 of 54 3-pointers over their last two games.

From the 76ers

The 76ers are coming off a 106-101 road win over the Nets Tuesday, a victory that matched the team’s combined win total from the previous two seasons. … The projected starting lineup is 3-3 this season. … Tiago Splitter, out with hip and calf injuries before being traded, played his first game since Jan. 31, 2016 while with the Hawks before undergoing hip surgery.

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