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Game Thread: Nets at Hawks


March 26, 2017, 1 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (37-35)

Dennis Schroder

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Taurean Prince

Ersan Ilyasova

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Paul Millsap (left knee tightness), Kent Bazemore (right knee bone bruise), Thabo Sefolosha (right groin strain)

Inactives: Paul Millsap, Kent Bazemore

Nets (15-57)

Jeremy Lin

Randy Foye

Caris Levert

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson

Brook Lopez

Injury report: Out – Joe Harris (sprained left shoulder), Sean Kilpatrick (strained left hamstring)

Inactives: Joe Harris, Sean Kilpatrick

 Officials: Mike Callahan, Michael Smith, Haywoode Workman

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 100-97 road loss at the Bucks Friday, their sixth straight loss. … A loss would match a season-long seven-game losing streak. … Dennis Schroder has averaged 22 points over the past three games. … Dwight Howard needs six rebounds to reach 12,000 for his career. He will become the 15th player in NBA history with 16,000 points (done earlier this season) and 12,000 rebounds. … Tim Hardaway Jr. has a streak of 24 consecutive games with a 3-pointer.

From the Nets

The Nets are coming off a 129-108 road loss at the Wizards Friday that snapped a two-game win streak. It was the first two-game win streak of the season. ... They have lost five straight road games to the Hawks with the last win in Atlanta coming in March of 2103. … Brook Lopez leads the Nets in points per game, blocks per game, free throws made and attempted, 3-pointers made and attempted and minutes per game.

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