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Hawks-Pacers Game Thread


HAWKS VS. PACERS

Dec. 28, 2015, 7 p.m., Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Starters

Hawks (20-12, 8-6 road)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right calf strain); Probable – Kyle Korver (right ankle rehabilitation), Thabo Sefolosha (right ankle rehabilitation)

Inactives: Tiago Splitter, Tim Hardaway Jr. (D-League assignment)

Pacers (17-12, 10-4 home)

George Hill

Monta Ellis

Lavoy Allen

Paul George

Ian Mahinmi

Injury report: Out – Myles Turner (left thumb fracture), C.J. Miles (sore back)

Inactives: Myles Turner, C.J. Miles

Officials: Marc Davis, Pat Fraher, Leon Wood

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 117-98 home win over the Knicks, their sixth straight win. ... The Hawks have won four straight against the Pacers. … Over the last six games, Mike Scott is shooting .658 from the field (25-38) and .571 from 3-point range (8-14). … The Hawks lead the NBA in points off opponent turnovers (20.2) and are third in forced turnovers (16.9).

From the Pacers

The Pacers are coming off a 102-88 win at the Timberwolves Saturday. … The win ended a three-game losing streak. … George ranks sixth in the NBA in scoring at 24.8 points per game. … Miles is averaging a career-best 14.6 points per game. … The Pacers rank fourth in the league in 3-point field goal percentage of .373.

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Recent links

Hawks ascend standings with Kent Bazemore in starting lineup

Tiago Splitter to miss at least next two games

Hawks assign Tim Hardaway Jr to D-League


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