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Game Thread: Hawks at Heat


Feb. 1, 2017, 7:30 p.m., American Airlines Arena


Hawks (28-20)

Dennis Schroder

Kent Bazemore

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

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

Inactives: Tiago Splitter, Thabo Sefolosha

Heat (19-30)

Goran Dragic

Dion Waiters

Rodney McGruder

Luke Babbitt

Hassan Whiteside

Injury report: Out – Chris Bosh (undisclosed), Josh McRoberts (left foot stress fracture), Justise Winslow (right shoulder surgery), Josh Richardson (left foot sprain); Questionable – Luke Babbitt (right ankle sprain)

Inactives: Chris Bosh, Josh McRoberts

Officials: James Williams, Kevin Scott, Haywoode Workman

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 1420-139 4OT home win over the Knicks Sunday. … In the Hawks win, Tim Hardaway Jr. had career-highs in assists (8) and minutes (58), Dennis Schroder had career-highs in assists (15) and minutes (55) and Paul Millsap (60) and Kent Bazemore (50) had career-highs in minutes. … Dwight Howard has five straight double-doubles. … Bazemore is averaging 19.2 points and shooting .500 from the field in the past five games. He has scored at least 15 points in each.

From the Heat

The Heat are coming off a 104-96 home win over the Monday, their eighth straight win. … Dion Waiters, who won Eastern Conference Player of the Week last week, has scored at least 17 points in six straight games. … He is averaging 21.8 points during the Heat’s current win streak. … They have allowed an average of 23.5 fourth-quarter points this season, lowest in the NBA.

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