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Game Thread: Wizards at Hawks


Jan. 27, 2017, 8 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (27-19)

Dennis Schroder

Kent Bazemore

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain); Questionable - Mike Muscala (left ankle)

Inactives: Tiago Splitter, TBA

Wizards (25-20)

John Wall

Bradley Beal

Otto Porter

Markieff Morris

Marcin Gortat

Injury report: Out – Daniel House (right wrist fracture), Ian Mahinmi (PRP knees)

Inactives: Daniel House, Ian Mahinmi

Officials: Mike Callahan, Eric Lewis, Ben Taylor

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 119-114 victory. … They have won 12 of the past 15 games. ... They have won 15 of the past 17 games against the Wizards. … Dennis Schroder needs to field goals for 1,000 in his career. … Dwight Howard is is tied for fifth in the NBA in double-doubles this season with 29.

From the Wizards

The Wizards are coming off a 123-108 home win over Boston Wednesday, their second straight win and ninth in the past 11 games. ... They are 18-7 since Dec. 8. … John Wall is second in steals (2.2) and third in assists (10.1) in the NBA. … Wall has a steal in 33 consecutive games, longest streak of his career.

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