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Hawks-Sixers Game Thread


Feb. 3, 2016, 7 p.m., Wells Fargo Center


Hawks (28-22, 12-14 road)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip)

Inactives: Splitter, TBA

76ers (7-41, 4-18 home)

Ish Smith

Nik Stauskas

Robert Covington

Jahlil Okafor

Nerlens Noel

Injury report: Out – Joel Embiid (right foot)

Inactives: Embiid, TBA

Officials: Tony Brothers, Steve Anderson, Mark Ayotte

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 112-97 home win over the Mavericks Monday which snapped a three-game losing streak. … The Hawks have won two straight against the 76ers both games this season by a combined 49 points. Overall, they have nine of the past 10 games. … Kent Bazemore has 28 rebounds in the past three games. … Jeff Teague needs four steals to tie Kevin Willis (581) for eighth on the Hawks’ all-time list.

From the 76ers

The 76ers are coming off a 108-105 home loss to the Warriors on Saturday, their second straight loss. … The 76ers acquired Ish Smith in December. In the 31 games before the point guard’s acquisition, the team was 26th in the league with 18.8 assists per games. In 17 games with Smith, they are averaging 23.5 assists. … The 76ers signed free agent Elton Brand, a former Hawk, Jan. 4 but he has yet to appear in a game.

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