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Game Thread: Hawks vs. Bulls (exhibition)


Oct. 20, 2016, 8 p.m., CenturyLink Center (Omaha, Neb.)

Probable starters

Hawks (4-2)

Dennis Schroder

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out –Jarrett Jack (right knee rehabilitation), Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain)

Inactives: None

Bulls (3-3)

Rajon Rondo

Dwyane Wade

Jimmy Butler

Taj Gibson

Robin Lopez

Injury report: Out – Denzel Valentine (left ankle sprain), Nikola Mirotic (lower back strain)

Inactives: None

Officials: Jason Phillips, Nick Buchert, Dedric Taylor

From the Hawks

The Hawks have started 14 different players in the preseason. ... The Hawks have at least 20 assists in their six exhibition games. … Howard is averaging 14.3 points and 8.8 rebounds in his four exhibition games.

From the Bulls

Of the 18 players currently on the roster, 12 were not with the team last season. … Wade is averaging 12.0 points, 3.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists in the preseason. … Entering the regular season, Gibson is ranked fifth on Bulls’ all-time career leaders list for blocks with 645.

TV; Radio: None

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About the Author

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