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Game Thread: Hawks at Pacers


April 12, 2017, 8 p.m., Bankers Life Fieldhouse


Hawks (43-38)

Jose Calderon

DeAndre Bembry

Taurean Prince

Ersan Ilyasova

Kris Humphries

Injury report: Out - Paul Millsap (left knee synovitis), Kent Bazemore (right knee bone bruise), Dwight Howard (mid-back tightness), Dennis Schroder (rest), Tim Hardaway Jr. (rest)

Inactives: Paul Millsap, Kent Bazemore

Pacers (41-40)

Jeff Teague

Monta Ellis

Paul George

Thaddeus Young

Myles Turner

Injury report: Out – Glenn Robinson III (sore left calf), Al Jefferson (sprained left ankle)

Inactives: Glenn Robinson III, Al Jefferson

 Officials: Scott Foster, Eric Dalen, Courtney Kirkland

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 103-76 home win over the Hornets on Tuesday, their fourth straight win. … They clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference and will play the No. 4 Wizards. … They have split the two previous games with the Pacers this season. … They have at least 30 assists in each of the past three games.

From the Pacers

The Pacers are coming off 120-111 victory at the 76ers on Monday, their fourth straight win … The Pacers are trying to lock up one of two final playoff spots in Eastern Conference. They will be No. 7 with a win or both Heat and Bulls lose tonight. They will be No. 8 with a loss if either Heat or Bulls lose but not both. They will be eliminated with a loss and both Heat and Bulls win.

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