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Game Thread: Warriors at Hawks


March 6, 2017, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (34-28)

Dennis Schroder

Kent Bazemore

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

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

Inactives: Mike Dunleavy, DeAndre Bembry

Warriors (51-11)

Stephen Curry

Klay Thompson

Patrick McCaw

Draymond Green

Zaza Pachulia

Injury report: Kevin Durant (left knee), Damian Jones (D-League assignment)

Inactives: Kevin Durant, Damian Jones

Officials: James Capers, Jacyn Goble, Gary Zielinski

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 97-96 home loss to the Pacers on Sunday, their second straight loss. … They have lost five of the past seven games. … They have lost four straight to the Warriors, including a game in Oakland earlier this season. …  They have the second-worst free-throw percent in the NBA at .724. … Dwight Howard needs five defensive rebounds to tie former Hawk Dikembe Mutombo (8,551) for 12th in NBA/ABA.

From the Warriors

The Warriors are coming off a 112-105 road win at the Knicks Sunday, snapping a season-high two-game losing streak. … They are ranked 1st in offensive rating (113.5) and is 2nd in defensive rating (101.4). … Klay Thompson is 3 3-pointers shy of 200 for the season. It would be the fifth straight season in which he made 200 or more and match Stephen Curry’s current streak. … Stephen Curry is 9 of 44 from 3-point range over the past four games.

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