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Hawks-Suns Game Thread


Jan. 23, 2016, 9 p.m., Talking Stick Resort Arena


Hawks (27-18, 11-11 road)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Al Horford

Tiago Splitter

Injury report: Out - Paul Millsap (personal reasons)

Inactives: Millsap, Justin Holiday

Suns (13-31, 9-13 home)

Archie Goodwin

Devin Booker

P.J. Tucker

Alex Len

Tyson Chandler

Injury report: Out – Ronnie Price (right great toe surgery), Eric Bledsoe (torn meniscus left knee), Jon Leuer (low back spasms), Brandon Knight (left adductor strain), Markieff Morris (right shoulder strain); Questionable - Mirza Teletovic (left ankle sprain); Probable - P.J. Tucker (chest contusion)

Inactives: Price, Bledsoe

Officials: Tom Washington, Brett Nansel, Josh Tiven

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 91-88 loss to the Kings Thursday. … The Hawks have won two straight over the Suns as they swept last season’s series. … Thabo Sefolosha is shooting .550 percent (11 of 20) from the field over the last four games. … Mike Scott is shooting .692 percent (9 of 13) from the field and .667 percent (4 of 6) in the last three contests. ... Al Horford has not committed a turnover in three consecutive games (97 minutes of playing time).

From the Suns

The Suns are coming off a 117-89 home loss to the Spurs Thursday, their sixth straight defeat. They have also lost 15 of the past 16 games. … The Suns played with Spurs with just eight healthy players. … Booker has total 56 points in the past two games. … Goodwin scored a season-high 20 points in a career-high 39 minutes in making his second start of the season against Spurs. … The Suns have won 7 of the past 11 games against the Hawks.

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