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Heat-Hawks Game Thread


Feb. 19, 2016, 8 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (31-24, 17-9 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip)

Inactives: Splitter

Heat (29-24, 13-13 road)

Goran Dragic

Gerald Green

Luol Deng

Justise Winslow

Amar’e Stoudemire

Injury report: Out – Chris Bosh (left calf strain), Tyler Johnson (left shoulder surgery)

Inactives: Hassan Whiteside, Bosh

Officials: Scott Foster, Courtney Kirkland, Kevin Scott

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 113-90 road win over the Bulls before the All-Star break, snapping a two-game losing streak. … This will be the final regular-season meeting between the teams with the Hawks winning two of the three matchups. … Hawks have made double-digit 3-pointers in a season-best six straight games. … Jeff Teague needs two steals to tie Jason Terry (588) for seventh in Hawks history.

From the Heat

The Heat are coming off a 119-101 home loss to the Spurs before the All-Star break, their second straight loss. … The Heat will be without two big men in Bosh (injury) and Whiteside (suspension). … The Heat are 13-0 when holding opponents under 90 points. … The Heat give up 96.3 points per game this season, ranking as the fewest in the Eastern Conference and second fewest in the NBA.

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