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Hawks-Warriors Game Thread


March 1, 2016, 10:30 p.m., Oracle Arena


Hawks (33-27, 14-15 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)

Warriors (53-5, 24-0 home)

Shaun Livingston

Klay Thompson

Draymond Green

Harrison Barnes

Andrew Bogut

Injury report: Out – Festus Ezeli (left knee surgery); Questionable – Curry (left ankle), Andre Iguodola (left hamstring tightness)

Inactives: Ezeli, TBA

Officials: Marc Davis, Leroy Richardson, Haywoode Workman

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off an 87-76 home win over the Hornets Sunday, their second straight win. ... Al Horford was a nominee for Eastern Conference Player of the Week (for period ending Feb. 28), won by the Raptors’ Kyle Lowry on Monday. … Horford has made at least one 3-pointer in nine straight games. … The Hawks have held their opponent to under 90 points in each of past two wins. … The Hawks remain second in the NBA in forcing turnovers (16.6) and points off turnovers (19.3).

From the Warriors

The Warriors are coming off a 121-118 overtime win at the Thunder Saturday on Curry’s deep pull-up 3-pointer. The Warriors have won four straight which includes a win over the Hawks Feb. 22. … Against the Thunder, Curry tied an NBA record with 12 3-pointers in a game and broke his own league record for most 3’s in a season at 288. … Curry was named Western Conference Player of the Week as he led the Warriors to a 4-0 record behind a league-leading 43.8 points, producing games of 36, 42, 51 and 46 points. He made at least five 3-pointers in each contest.

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