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Game Thread: Heat at Hawks


Feb. 24, 2017, 8 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (32-24)

Malcolm Delaney

Kent Bazemore

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: None

Inactives: Dennis Schroder (suspension), Ryan Kelly

Heat (25-32)

Goran Dragic

Dion Waiters

Rodney McGruder

Luke Babbitt

Hassan Whiteside

Injury report: Out – Chris Bosh (undisclosed), Josh McRoberts (left foot stress fracture), Justise Winslow (right shoulder surgery)

Inactives: Chris Bosh, Josh McRoberts, Justise Winslow

Officials: Mike Callahan, Kevin Scott, Dedric Taylor

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 99-84 loss at the Clippers on Feb. 15. ... Tim Hardaway Jr. has a career-best 11 consecutive games in double-figure scoring. … Dwight Howard needs two blocks to tie former Hawk Moses Malone (1,889 blocks) for 23rd in NBA/ABA history. … Dennis Schrӧder is averaging 19.8 points over the past six games.

From the Heat

The Heat are coming off a 107-109 win at the Rockets on Feb. 15, their 14th win in the past 16 games that included a 13-game win streak. ... Hassan Whiteside is three double-doubles short of tying LeBron James (102) for fifth-most in team history. … They have scored at least 100 points in 14 straight games, tying longest streak in franchise history.

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