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Hawks-Pacers Game Thread


Jan. 28, 2016, 7 p.m., Bankers Life Fieldhouse


Hawks (27-20, 12-12 road)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: None

Inactives: Edy Tavares (D-League assignment), Justin Holiday

Pacers (23-22, 13-7 home)

George Hill

Monta Ellis

Paul George

Myles Turner

Ian Mahinmi

Injury report: Out – Rodney Stuckey (right foot sprain/bone bruise)

Inactives: Stuckey, Rakeem Christmas

Officials: Danny Crawford, Marat Kogut, Eric Lewis

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off an 85-83 home loss to the Clippers Wednesday. The Hawks have lost three of the past four games. … The Hawks fell to 14-2 at home when leading going into the fourth quarter. … Over the past 11 games Kyle Korver is shooting .480 from 3-point range (24 of 51). … Paul Millsap is the only player in the NBA averaging at least 18.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.0 blocks.

From the Pacers

The Pacers are coming off a 91-89 home loss to the Clippers Tuesday, their third straight loss. The Pacers have lost two straight at home and six of the past seven games overall. ... The Pacers defeated the Hawks in Indianapolis 93-87 in December. … George ranks eighth in the NBA in scoring at 23.9 points per game and third in 3-pointers made with 128. … Evan Turner has scored in double-figures in each of the last six games and is averaging 18.0 points in the span.

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About the Author

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