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Game Thread: Pistons at Hawks


Dec. 2, 2016, 8 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (10-9)

Dennis Schroder

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Thabo Sefolosha

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain); Questionable – Paul Millsap (left hip); Probable - Mike Scott (left knee soreness)

Inactives: Splitter, Millsap

Pistons (10-10)

Ish Smith

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Tobias Harris

Marcus Morris

Andre Drummond

Injury report: Out - Reggie Jackson (left knee rehab), Reggie Bullock (left knee meniscus tear); Doubtful - Henry Ellenson (right ankle sprain)

Inactives: Jackson, Bullock

Officials: Rodney Mott, Pat Fraher, Karl Lane

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 109-107 loss at the Suns Wednesday, their fourth straight loss and seventh in eight games. ... Over the last two games Schroder is averaging 27.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.0 blocks. … Over the last three games Howard is averaging 16.7 points with a .710 field goal percentage, 13.0 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.0 blocks.

From the Pistons

The Pistons are coming off a 121-114 win at Boston Wednesday. … Drummond has been fined $15,000 by the NBA Thursday for striking Hornets center Roy Hibbert in the back of the head with an elbow for which he received a Flagrant 2 Foul and ejection. … They have lost 12 of the last 14 games in Atlanta. … Georgia product Caldwell-Pope is averaging 19.5 points in his last six games.

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