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Game Thread: Hawks at Wizards


March 22, 2017, 8 p.m., Verizon Center

Probable starters

Hawks (37-33)

Dennis Schroder

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Thabo Sefolosha

Ersan Ilyasova

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Paul Millsap (left knee tightness), Kent Bazemore (right knee bone bruise), Probable - Mike Dunleavy (right ankle synovitis)

Inactives: Paul Millsap, Kent Bazemore

Wizards (42-28)

John Wall

Bradley Beal

Otto Porter

Markieff Morris

Marcin Gortat

Injury report: None

Inactives: Sheldon McClellan, Chris McCullough

 Officials: Bill Kennedy, Eric Dalen, David Guthrie

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 105-90 road loss to the Hornets Monday, their fourth straight loss. … They have lost two straight to the Wizards and are 1-2 in the season series. ... Tim Hardaway Jr. has a streak of 22 straight games with a 3-pointer. … Dwight Howard is tied for seventh in the NBA with 45 double-doubles this season.

From the Wizards

The Wizards are coming off a 110-102 road loss to the Celtics Monday, their second straight loss. ... John Wall ranks second in the NBA in assists (10.9) and third in steals (2.0) per game. … Otto Porter ranks second in the league in 3-point percentage (.445). … They are 26-12 since Jan. 1, second most wins in NBA behind the Warriors.

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