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Hawks-Trail Blazers Game Thread


Jan. 20, 2018, 10:30 p.m., Moda Center

Probable Starters

Hawks (25-17, 10-10 road)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: None

Inactives: Justin Holiday, Edy Tavares

Trail Blazers (19-25, 10-9 home)

Damian Lillard

CJ McCollum

Al-Farouq Aminu

Noah Vonleh

Mason Plumlee

Injury report: None

Inactives: TBA

Officials: Danny Crawford, Gediminis Petraitis, James Williams

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 98-81 home win over the Magic Monday, their second straight win. … The Hawks have won three straight games over the Trail Blazers. … Mike Scott has made at least one 3-pointer in nine straight games, a career-best. … Teague needs five steals to tie Stacy Augmon (570) for ninth in franchise history. … In each of their last two wins, the Hawks had six different players in double-figure scoring. The Hawks are 10-1 this season when at least six players score 10 or more points.

From the Trail Blazers

The Trail Blazers are coming off a 108-98 win at the Wizards Monday, their eighth win in the past 13 games. … The Trail Blazers lost to the Hawks on Dec. 21 while playing without starting backcourt of Lillard and McCollum. ... The two are the third-highest scoring teammates in the league at 44.9 points per game. … Aminu, from Norcross High, has scored in double figures 27 times and had six double-doubles this season.

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