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Kings-Hawks Game Thread


8 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (8-5, 4-3 home)

Dennis Schroder

Kyle Korver

Justin Holiday

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

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

Inactives: Kent Bazemore, Jeff Teague

Kings (4-7, 0-2 road)

Rajon Rondo

Ben McLemore

Rudy Gay

DeMarcus Cousins

Willie Cauley-Stein

Injury report: Questionable – Darren Collison (left hamstring strain)

Inactives: Eric Moreland, Duje Dukan

Officials: Sean Wright, Pat Fraher, Kevin Scott

From the Hawks

The Hawks have lost three straight and four of the past five games. … The Hawks have won 14 straight games against the Kings, including eight in a row at Philips Arena. The last loss game Feb. 20, 2008. … Kyle Korver needs nine points to reach the 9,000 career-point total. Al Horford needs 14 rebounds to tie Dan Roundfield (4,658) for ninth on the all-time franchise list. … The Hawks rank second in the NBA in points off turnovers at 21.7 per game.

From the Kings

The Kings have won three straight games, including the final of a six-game homestand with a win over the Raptors on Sunday. … The Kings have played just two road games in their first 11 contests. … DeMarcus Cousins won the Player of the Week in the Western Conference last week. He is averaging 28.0 points and 11.0 rebounds this season. … Rajon Rondo is the first King is the Sacramento era to have three triple-doubles in the first four games of a season.

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