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Hawks-Bulls Game Thread


Feb. 10, 2016, 8 p.m., United Center


Hawks (30-24, 13-15 road)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip)

Inactives: Splitter, Edy Tavares (D-League)

Bulls (27-24, 16-9 home)

Derrick Rose

E’Twuan Moore

Mike Dunleavy

Taj Gibson

Pau Gasol

Injury report: Out - Jimmy Butler (left knee strain), Nikola Mirotic (appendicitis), Joakim Noah (left shoulder); Probable - Dunleavy

Inactives: Butler, Noah, Mirotic

Officials: Jason Philips, Bill Kennedy, Eli Roe

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 117-110 overtime loss at the Magic Monday, their second loss in two days to Orlando. … The Hawks defeated the Bulls in Atlanta last month behind Al Horford’s 33 points, 10 rebounds, six assists, four blocks and one steal. … The Hawks have double-digit 3-pointers in a season-best five straight games. … Jeff Teague has scored at least 20 points four times in the last seven games… Kent Bazemore has either tied or set a new career-high in rebounds four times in the last seven games.

From the Bulls

The Bulls are coming off a 108-91 loss at the Hornets on Monday, their third straight loss. They also lost five of the seven games of a just completed road trip. … Gasol was named the all-star replacement for Butler, who is out 3-4 weeks with knee injury. .... The Bulls currently lead the NBA in rebounds per game (47.98) and defensive rebounds per game (36.43). They have 20 games with 50 or more rebounds, second only to The Thunder (23).

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