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Hawks-Raptors Game Thread


March 10, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Air Canada Center


Hawks (36-28, 17-16 road)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip surgery)

Inactives: Splitter, Lamar Patterson (D-League), Edy Tavares (D-League)

Raptors (42-20, 24-7 home)

Kyle Lowry

DeMar Rozan

Luis Scola

Norman Powell

Jonas Valanciunas

Injury report: Out – DeMarre Carroll (right knee surgery)

Inactives: Carroll, Bruno Caboclo

Officials: Ed Malloy, Marat Kogut, Josh Tiven

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 91-84 road win against the Jazz Tuesday, their third straight win. … The Hawks are 3-1 going into the final of a five-game road trip. … The Hawks lost to the Raptors at home on Dec. 2, 96-86, after losing a 17-point third-quarter lead. … Thabo Sefolosha has tied his season-high of eight rebounds in each of the past two games. … Teague is averaging 23.0 points and 6.5 assists in the past two games. … Korver is shooting 55 percent (11 of 20) from 3-point range over the game four games.

From the Raptors

The Raptors are coming off a 104-99 home win over the Nets Tuesday… The Raptors are in the middle of a seven-game homestand and are 3-1. … DeRozan ranks 10th in the NBA in scoring at 23.5 points per game. … Lowry ranks first in the league in steals at 2.16 per game. He is averaging 25.7 points, 7.8 assists, 4.8 rebounds and 1.8 steals in the nine games since the All-Star break. … Former Hawks DeMarre Carroll has missed the past 26 games after arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Jan. 6.

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