HORNETS VS. HAWKS
Feb. 28, 2016, 3:30 p.m., Philips Arena
Hawks (32-27, 18-12 home)
Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip surgery)
Inactives: Splitter, Lamar Patterson (D-League), Edy Tavares (D-League)
Hornets (30-27, 11-18 road)
Injury report: Out - Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (right shoulder surgery), Spencer Hawes (sore lower back)
Inactives: Kidd-Gilchrist, Hawes
Officials: Derrick Stafford, Tony Brown, Ben Taylor
From the Hawks
The Hawks are coming off a 103-88 home win over the Bulls Friday, their second win in the past seven games. … The Hawks won two of the three matchups between the Southeast Division teams this season. … Horford has made at least one 3-pointer in eight straight games, tying the longest streak of his career. … Millsap is the only player in the NBA averaging at least 17.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.0 blocks.
From the Hornets
The Hornets are coming off a 96-95 road win at the Pacers Friday, their sixth win in the past seven games. ... Walker ranks first in the Eastern Conference in scoring Dec. 25 with 23.8 points per game. … Williams, a former Hawk, is averaging 15.5 points, 2.6 3-pointers, 7.6 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in his last 11 games. … Batum is one of six NBA players averaging at least 14 points, six boards and five assists this season.
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