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Game Thread: Hawks at Clippers


Feb. 15, 2017, 10:30 p.m., Staples Center

Probable starters

Hawks (32-23)

Dennis Schroder

Kent Bazemore

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain); Questionable - Thabo Sefolosha (left groin strain)

Inactives: Tiago Splitter, TBA

Clippers (34-21)

Austin Rivers

J.J. Redick

Luc Mhab A Moute

Blake Griffin

DeAndre Jordan

Injury report: Out – Chris Paul (left thumb ligament tear), Brice Johnson (lower back herniated disc)

 Inactives: Chris Paul, Brice Johnson

Officials: Bill Spooner, Tony Brown, Tre Maddox

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 109-104 road overtime win over the Trail Blazers. … They lost to the Clippers without Chris Paul and Blake Griffin at home in January. … Dwight Howard needs one block to tie Moses Malone (1,889) for 23rd on the NBA/ABA all-time list. He needs four defensive rebounds to tie Buck Williams (8,491) for 13th on the NBA-ABA all-time list. … Tim Hardaway Jr. is averaging 22.5 points with a .511 field goal percentage in the past six games.

From the Clippers

The Clippers are coming off an 88-72 road win over the Jazz Monday, their third straight win. .... Blake Griffin was named Western Conference Player of the Week for Feb. 6-12 after he missed 18 games following a left knee procedure from Dec. 20-Jan. 23. … Jamal Crawford is tied for fifth with Vince Carter on the NBA’s all-time 3-point field goals made list with 2,010.

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