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Game Thread: Hawks at 76ers


HAWKS AT 76ERS

Oct. 29, 2016, 12:30 p.m., Wells Fargo Center

Starters

Hawks (1-0)

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

76ers (0-1)

Sergio Rodriguez

Gerald Henderson

Robert Covington

Dario Saric

Joel Embiid

Injury report: Out - Jerryd Bayless (left wrist soreness), Nerlens Noel (inflamed plica, left knee), Ben Simmons (acute fracture, right foot)

Inactives: None

Officials: Derrick Stafford, Kevin Cutler, Courtney Kirkland

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 114-99 season opening win against the Wizards at home on Thursday. … Millsap had 28 points, the highest scoring performance for the Hawks in the month of October since Glenn Robinson had 30 against the Jazz in 2002. … Howard is the active NBA leader with 614 career double-doubles.

From the 76ers

The 76ers opened the season with a home 103-97 loss to the Thunder on Wednesday. … Rodriguez has played four seasons in the NBA but none since 2010 and has spent the past four seasons playing for Real Madrid. … Including draft picks, the 76ers have 10 new players this season.

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