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Game Thread: Hawks at Hornets


Nov. 18, 2016, 7 p.m., Spectrum Center


Hawks (9-2)

Dennis Schroder

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain), Mike Scott (left knee soreness), Thabo Sefolosha (mild left knee sprain)

Inactives: Splitter, Scott

Hornets (7-3)

Kemba Walker

Nicolas Batum

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Marvin Williams

Cody Zeller

Injury report: Out - Jeremy Lamb (left hamstring strain); Questionable - Treveon Graham (left Achilles strain)

Inactives: Aaron Harrison (D-League), Christian Wood (D-League)

Officials: James Capers, Steve Anderson, Leroy Richardson

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 107-100 home win over the Bucks Wednesday, their sixth straight win. … A victory would give the Hawks their first 10-2 start since 2009-10 when they began the season 11-2. … Four Hawks rank in the top 20 among the NBA leaders in plus/minus rating - Malcolm Delaney +98 (tied for eighth), Thabo Sefolosha +88 (11th), Paul Millsap +86 (12th) and Tim Hardaway Jr. +81 (tied for 19th.)

 From the Hornets

The Hornets are coming off a 115-108 road win at the Timberwolves Tuesday to snap a two-game losing streak. ... Walker has nine consecutive games of 20 points or more. … He ranks third in the East in scoring at 25.8 points per game. … Jeremy Lamb was again out with a hamstring injury that has kept him out for more than two weeks.

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