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Game Thread: Hawks at Celtics


HAWKS AT CELTICS

Feb. 27, 2017, 7:30 p.m., TD Garden

Probable starters

Hawks (32-26)

Dennis Schroder

Kent Bazemore

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: None

Inactives: Mike Dunleavy

Celtics (38-21)

Isaiah Thomas

Avery Bradley

Jae Crowder

Amir Johnson

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Gerald Green (left heel bruise)

Inactives: Gerald Green, TBA

Officials: Rodney Mott, Lauren Holtkamp, James Williams

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 105-86 road loss to the Magic Saturday, their third straight loss. ... They are 16-14 road record this year, third-best mark away from home in the Eastern Conference. ... Mike Dunleavy needs eight points for 11,000 in his career. … They are 29th in the NBA in team free-throw percentage at .725. They are ninth in free throws attempted at 24.4 per game.

From the Celtics

The Celtics are coming off a 104-98 road win over the Pistons Sunday that snapped a two-game losing streak. … Isaiah Thomas remains the NBA’s top fourth-quarter scorer with 557 total points and a 9.4 points average through the Celtics’ 59 games. … Thomas is averaging 29.7 points per game this season. Larry Bird owns the franchise’s top single-season scoring average at 29.9 points per game.

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