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Hawks-Magic Game Thread


Dec. 20, 2015, 6 p.m., Amway Center


Hawks (16-12, 7-6 road)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Probable – Kyle Korver (ankle rehabilitation), Thabo Sefolosha (ankle rehabilitation)

Inactives: Tim Hardaway Jr.

Magic (15-11, 9-4 home)

Elfrid Payton

Evan Fournier

Tobias Harris

Channing Frye

Nikola Vucevic

Injury report: Out – C.J. Watson (sore left calf)

Inactives: Devyn Marble, C.J. Watson

Officials: Bill Spooner, Eric Lewis, JT Orr

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 109-101 road win over the Celtics Friday, their second straight win. … The Hawks lead the NBA in points off turnovers at 20.4 per game. … Teague has made 23 straight free throws. … Teague needs one assist to tied Bob Pettit (2,350) for sixth on Hawks’ all-time list. … Dennis Schroder is averaging 14.5 points, 6.5 assists and 2.8 steals in the past four games.

From the Magic

Magic are coming off a 102-94 home win over the Trail Blazers Friday, their third straight win. ... The Orlando Sentinel reports that Payton will likely start despite sore left ankle. … Magic coach Scott Skiles moved Victor Oladipo to the bench in Nov. 25 and the team is 9-3. They had a five-game win streak immediately following the move. … Vucevic leads the team in points (15.9) and rebounds (8.7) per game.

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