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Hawks-Grizzlies Game Thread


HAWKS VS. GRIZZLIES

8 p.m., FedEx Forum

Starters

Hawks (10-7, 4-5 road)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out - Tiago Splitter (right hip); Probable - Kent Bazemore (right ankle sprain), Kyle Korver (ankle rehabilitation), Thabo Sefolosha (ankle rehabilitation), Jeff Teague (left ankle sprain)

Inactives: Tiago Splitter, Thabo Sefolosha

Grizzlies (9-7, 5-2 home)

Mike Conley

Tony Allen

Jeff Green

Matt Barnes

Marc Gasol

Injury report: Out – Jordan Adams (right knee soreness), Jarell Martin (left foot surgery), Brandan Wright (right knee soreness); Questionable – Zach Randolph (right knee soreness)

Inactives: Jordan Adams, Jarell Martin

Officials: Sean Wright, Derrick Collins, Eric Dalen

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming of a 99-95 loss to the Timberwolves Wednesday, their sixth loss in nine games. ... Tiago Splitter will miss his third straight game. … Paul Millsap is averaging 21.0 points, 11.5 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 2.5 steals and 1.5 blocks in past four games with three double-doubles and 20-plus games. … Kyle Korver needs two 3-pointersto tie Peja Stojakovic (1,760) for 10th in NBA/ABA history.

From the Grizzlies

The Grizzlies are coming off a 102-93 win over the Rockets Wednesday, their second straight win. …. Zach Randolph has missed the past four games due to his knee injury. … The Grizzlies have the best turnover differential in the league getting 4.3 more than they commit per game. … The Grizzlies are 6-1 since acquiring Mario Chalmers and his has scored in double figures in five of the seven games.

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