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Jazz-Hawks Game Thread


6 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (8-3, 4-2 home)

Dennis Schroder

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Doubtful – Jeff Teague (left ankle sprain); Probable – Kyle Korver (right ankle rehabilitation), Thabo Sefolosha (right ankle rehabilitation), Mike Muscala (right ankle sprain)

Inactives: TBA

Jazz (4-5, 3-4 road)

Raul Neto

Rodney Hood

Gordon Hayward

Derrick Favors

Rudy Gobert

Injury report: Out – Dante Exum (left ACL surgery); Questionable – Rudy Gobert (left ankle sprain), Rodney Hood (right foot soreness)

Inactives: Dante Exum, Tibor Pleiss

Officials: Ron Garretson, Brent Barnaky, Justin Van Duyne

From the Hawks

Mike Budenholzer will return to coach the team after a one-game absence. ... Jeff Teague was ruled out with left ankle sprain. Both Teague and Budenholzer said there is no definitive timetable for the starting point guard's return. … The Hawks are scheduled to play the French National Anthem prior to the game following the tragic events in Paris this week. ... The Hawks, second in the NBA in assists per game (26.7) have recorded at least 25 assists in seven straight games. … Thabo Sefolosha ranks first in the NBA in steals/turnover ratio at 2.14.

From the Jazz

The Jazz are coming off a 102-93 loss at Orlando Friday. … Derrick Favors, who played at Georgia Tech, had 25 points, 12 rebounds, a career-high seven blocks, three steals and two assists versus the Heat Thursday. He is the first player in Jazz history to accomplish the feat. … The Jazz lead the NBA in points allowed in the paint (34.4).

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Recent links

  Jeff Teague doubtful with ankle sprain

Donate socks, meet Kyle Korver at today’s Hawks game

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Steve Hummer: Two point guard system working for Hawks

Edy Tavares, Lamar Patterson strong in D-League debut

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About the Author

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