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Hawks-Nets Game Thread


7:30 p.m., Barclays Center

Probable Starters

Hawks (8-4, 4-1 road)

Dennis Schroder

Kyle Korver

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Tiago Splitter

Injury report: Out - Jeff Teague (left ankle sprain), Kent Bazemore (right ankle sprain); Probable – Kyle Korver (right ankle rehabilitation), Thabo Sefolosha (right ankle rehabilitation), Mike Muscala (right ankle sprain)

Inactives: Jeff Teague, Kent Bazemore

Nets (1-9, 0-3 home)

Jarrett Jack

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson

Joe Johnson

Thaddeus Young

Brook Lopez

Injury report: Out - Chris McCullough (right knee rehab), Willie Reed (torn ligament, right thumb)

Inactives: Chris McCullough, Willie Reed

Officials: Bill Spooner, Curtis Blair, Sean Corbin

From the Hawks

The Hawks have won six straight regular-season games against the Nets, including a contest this month. Their last loss to the Nets game in Jan. 2014 in London. ... Kyle Korver needs 22 points to reach 9,000 for his career. … The Hawks are second in the NBA is points off opponent turnovers, averaging 22.5 points per game. … Dennis Schroder is averaging 15.0 points, 5.0 assists, 4.7 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 31.6 in three starting assignments.

From the Nets

The Nets return home after a four-game road trip (1-3), ending with a 107-99 loss at the Warriors Saturday. … The Nets played seven of their first 10 games and are currently playing10 of their first 15 on the road. … Joe Johnson moved into a tie with Dale Ellis for 12th in NBA history in 3-pointers made (1,719). … In Brook Lopez’s five regular-season games versus Hawks since start of last season, he’s averaged 20.4 points, 8.2 rebounds and 1.2 blocks.

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