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Game Thread: Hawks at Magic (exhibition)


Oct. 16, 2016, 6 p.m., Amway Center


Hawks (2-2)

Will Bynum

DeAndre Bembry

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Mike Muscala

Injury report: Out –Jarrett Jack (right knee rehabilitation), Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain); Probable – Paul Millsap (right knee rehabilitation), Mike Scott (left knee soreness)

Inactives: None

Magic (1-3)

Elfrid Payton

Evan Fournier

Aaron Gordon

Serge Ibaka

Bismack Biyombo

Injury report: Out – Jodie Meeks (fractured fifth metatarsal, right foot), Nikola Vucevic (rest), Jeff Green (rest), C.J. Watson (rest)

Inactives: None

Officials: Ed Malloy, Eric Lewis, Gediminis Petraitis

From the Hawks

The Hawks will rest four of their starters with Dennis Schroder, Kyle Korver (not with team), Kent Bazemore and Dwight Howard. … Paul Millsap will make his preseason debut after sitting out following a right knee procedure.

From the Magic

Frank Vogel takes over as Magic coach after five-plus seasons with the Pacers. … The Magic are one of only five teams in the NBA that have had an increase in wins over the last three seasons (Cavaliers, Pistons, Warriors, Raptors). … Serge Ibaka had 19 points and 17 rebounds as the Magic defeated the Pacers 114-106 Friday.

TV; Radio: NBA TV; None

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