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Game Thread: Hawks at Heat


HAWKS AT HEAT

Nov. 15, 2016, 7:30 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena

Starters

Hawks (7-2)

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

Heat (2-7)

Josh Richardson

Dion Waiters

Rodney McGruder

Derrick Williams

Hassan Whiteside

Injury report: Out – Goran Dragic (left ankle sprain), Wayne Ellington (right thigh contusion), Chris Bosh (unspecified), Justise Winslow (wrist)

Inactives: Ellington, Bosh

Officials: Ken Mauer, Sean Corbin, Phenizee Ransom

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 117-96 home win over the 76ers Saturday, their fourth straight win. … The Hawks rank second in the NBA in assists at 26.8 per game, with at least 22 in all eight games. … They are first in the league in forcing turnovers at 17.3 per game.

From the Heat

The Heat are coming off a 94-90 road loss to the Spurs Monday, their fifth straight loss. ... Whiteside has a double-double in eight of nine games. ... Dragic is no longer in a walking boot and is doing light bike work after missing two games with a sprained left ankle.

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