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Game Thread: Lakers at Hawks


LAKERS AT HAWKS

Nov. 2, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena

Starters

Hawks (3-0)

Dennis Schroder

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain), Mike Scott (left knee soreness)

Inactives: Splitter, Scott

Lakers (1-3)

D’Angelo Russell

Nick Young

Luol Deng

Julius Randle

Ivica Zubac

Injury report: Out - Timofey Mozgov (left eye contusion), Probable - Brandon Ingram (tendinitis, right knee)

Inactives: Mozgov, Metta World Peace

Officials: Jason Phillips, John Goble, JT Orr

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 106-95 home win over the Kings on Monday. … They are averaging 108.0 points over the first three games while allowing 88.7 points. … They are outscoring opponents 90-47 in fourth quarters. … Korver is 8 of 12 from 3-point range in past two games. … Sefolosha leads the NBA in field goal percentage (.707) and steals (3.3).

From the Lakers

The Lakers are coming off a 115-108 road loss to the Pacers Tuesday. ... They are 0-3 on the road and conclude their four-game trip at the Hawks. ... They rank 30th in turnovers per game, averaging 16.3, including 19 Tuesday. … Former Hawks and South Gwinnett High product Lou Williams is the Lakers second-leading scorer at 13.8 points per game.

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