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Game Thread: Raptors at Hawks


March 10, 2017, 8 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (35-29)

Dennis Schroder

Kent Bazemore

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Mike Dunleavy (right ankle synovitis)

Inactives: Mike Dunleavy, Ryan Kelly

Raptors (38-26)

Cory Joseph

DeMar DeRozan

DeMarre Carroll

Serge Ibaka

Jonas Valanciunas

Injury report: Out – Kyle Lowry (right wrist surgery); Questionable - DeMarre Carroll (left ankle sprain)

Inactives: Lowry, TBA

Officials: Ed Malloy, Derrick Collins, Marat Kogut

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 110-105 home win over the Nets on Wednesday that snapped a three-game losing streak. ... Paul Millsap is averaging 23.5 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.0 blocks over the past four games, scoring 20 or more points in each. … With 31 points against the Nets, Dennis Schroder became the first Hawk since Josh Smith in 2012-13 to post four 30-point games in a season. The last Hawks to record at least five 30-point games in a season were Josh Smith (eight) and Joe Johnson (six) in 2011-12.

From the Raptors

The Raptors are coming off a 94-87 road win at the Pelicans Wednesday. … They are 6-2 without Kyle Lowry after the All-Star guard had surgery. … DeMar DeRozan is five points away from becoming the first player in franchise history to record 11,000 career points with the team. ... They lead the NBA with 17 double- digit comeback victories, including win over Pelicans.

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