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Game Thread: Rockets at Hawks


Nov. 5, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (3-2)

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

Rockets (3-2)

Eric Gordon

James Harden

Trevor Ariza

Ryan Anderson

Clint Capela

Injury report: Out – Patrick Beverley (left knee)

Inactives: Beverley, Chinanu Onuaku

Officials: Bill Spooner, Jason Goldenberg, Leroy Richardson

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 95-92 loss at the Wizards Friday. … Howard is averaging a double-double of 16.4 points and 12.0 rebounds. He has four double-doubles in five games, including three straight. … Mike Muscala leads the NBA in field goal percentage of .714.

From the Rockets

The Rockets are coming off a 118-99 win at the Knicks Wednesday. … The Rockets play seven of their first eight games on the road. … Harden has recorded at least 26 points, seven assists and six rebounds in all five games.

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