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Game Thread: Magic at Hawks


Dec. 12, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (12-12)

Dennis Schroder

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain); Probable - Kent Bazemore (right knee soreness)

Inactives: Splitter, Mike Scott (D-League)

Magic (10-15)

D.J. Augustin

Evan Fournier

Aaron Gordon

Serge Ibaka

Bismack Biyombo

Injury report: Questionable – Nikola Vucevic (sore low back), Biyombo (strained left shoulder)

Inactives: C.J. Wilcox, Vucevic

Officials: Ken Mauer, Josh Tiven, Justin Van Duyne

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 114-110 road home win over the Bucks on Friday, their second straight win. … They were down by 20 points against the Bucks, the largest deficit overcome for the win in the league this season. ... Schroder is averaging 22.0 points and 7.3 assists on .525 field goal percentage (63 of 120) over the last seven games.

From the Magic

The Magic are coming off a 121-113 home loss to the Nuggets on Saturday, their third straight loss. ... .They have lost 17 of the last 22 meetings against the Hawks. … Fournier has led (or tied) the team in scoring 11 times and in assists six times. ... Ibaka has scored in double figures 19 times and had 20-plus points five times.

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