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Game Thread: Heat at Hawks


Dec. 7, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (10-12)

Dennis Schroder

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain), Kent Bazemore (sore right knee); Probable – Paul Millsap (left hip)

Inactives: Splitter, Mike Scott (D-League)

Heat (7-14)

Goran Dragic

Rodney McGruder

Wayne Ellington

Josh McRoberts

Hassan Whiteside

Injury report: Out – Chris Bosh (undisclosed), James Johnson (strained right rotator cuff), Dion Waiters (pectineus tear), Justise Winslow (sore left wrist), Luke Babbitt (strained right hip flexor), Josh Richardson (sprained right ankle)

Inactives: Bosh, Winslow

Officials: Marc Davis, Sean Corbin, CJ Washington

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 102-99 home loss to the Thunder Monday, their seventh straight loss and 10th in 11 games. ... Schroder is averaging 20.8 points and 8.0 assists over the last five games, scoring in double-figures in each. … Tim Hardaway Jr. ranks 11th in the NBA in points off the bench.

From the Heat

The Heat are coming off a 114-103 home loss to the Knicks Tuesday, their second straight loss. ... Hassan Whiteside has led the Heat in rebounds in every game this season and leads the NBA in the category at 14.8 per game. … The Heat are being outscored by opponents by an average of seven points a game this season.

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