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Hawks-Wizards Game Thread


HAWKS VS. WIZARDS

March 23, 2016, 7 p.m., Verizon Center

Starters

Hawks (41-30, 18-17 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)

Wizards (35-35, 19-17 home)

John Wall

Bradley Beal

Otto Porter

Markieff Morris

Marcin Gortat

Injury report: Questionable – Alan Anderson (left ankle), Beal (pelvic sprain)

Inactives: Anderson, Jarell Eddie

Officials: John Goble, Eric Dalen, Courtney Kirkland

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 117-102 home loss to the Wizards Monday to snap a five-game win streak. … Horford needs one double-double to tie Cliff Hagan (203) for eighth on Hawks’ all-time list. ... Korver is shooting .529 (27 of 51) from 3-point range over the last 11 games. … Hardaway Jr. is averaging 19.0 points with a .633 shooting percentage (19 of 30), .688 3-point percentage (11 of 16) and .889 free-throw percentage (8 of 9) in 25.1 minutes in the past three games.

From the Wizards

The Wizards have won five straight after their win over the Hawks. ... The Wizards are 6-1 when Beal scored 25 or more points. … Wall is averaging 20.9 points, 10.6 assists and 6.0 rebounds in the past 22 games. … Porter is averaging 15.2 points and 5.7 rebounds in the past six games. … During their season-high five-game win streak, the Wizards are averaging 111.2 points and shooting .491 from the field. … All five projected starters are averaging double-figure scoring with Wall (20.2), Beal (17.7) and Porter (11.6) with career-highs.

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