CELTICS VS. HAWKS
April 9, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena
Hawks (47-32, 26-14 home)
Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip surgery); Probable – Kent Bazemore (right knee stiffness)
Inactives: Splitter, Lamar Patterson (D-League), Edy Tavares (D-League)
Celtics (47-32, 20-20 road)
Injury report: Questionable – Evan Turner (left eye abrasion)
Officials: Zach Zarba, Nick Buchert, Scott Wall
From the Hawks
The Hawks are coming off a 95-87 home win over the Raptors on Thursday, their second straight win. … The Hawks will be playing their final home game of the regular season. … The Hawks have won two straight and three in a row at home over the Celtics. … The Hawks currently hold the head-to-head tiebreaker over the Celtics in the battle for playoff position in the East. … Teague needs three assists to tie Joe Johnson (2,653) for fifth in franchise history ... Horford needs nine rebounds to tie Cliff Hagan (5,126) for eighth on all-time team list.
From the Celtics
The Celtics are coming off 124-109 home win over the Bucks Friday, their fourth straight win. … The Celtics are 12-6 this season in the second game of back-to-backs. … The Celtics are currently ranked fourth in the NBA in defensive rating at 100.7. … They also are tied for first in the league in opponent turnovers per game at 16.5 and second in steals per game at 9.3. … Thomas is averaging 22.4 points and 6.3 assists per game this season.
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