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Lakers-Hawks Game Thread


Dec. 4, 2015, 8 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (12-9, 7-4 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Questionable - Tiago Splitter (right hip); Probable - Kyle Korver (ankle rehabilitation), Thabo Sefolosha (ankle rehabilitation), Kent Bazemore (right ankle sprain), Jeff Teague (left ankle sprain)

Inactives: Tim Hardaway Jr., Edy Tavares

Lakers (3-15, 2-9 road)

D’Angelo Russell

Kobe Bryant

Jordan Clarkson

Julius Randle

Roy Hibbert

Injury report: None

Inactives: Tarik Black, Anthony Brown

Officials: Ed Malloy, Brian Forte, Derek Richardson

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a home 96-86 loss the Raptors Wednesday in which they could not hold a 17-point second-quarter lead. ... Tiago Splitter would miss his seventh straight game with a sore right hip. … Jeff Teague needs four assists to tie Dominique Wilkins (2,321) for seventh in team history. … The Hawks last nine games after been alternating loss and win.

From the Lakers

The Lakers are coming off a 108-104 win at the Wizards Wednesday. … Kobe Bryant, who will play his last game in Atlanta, scored a season-high 31 points including the game-winner. … The Lakers are in the middle of an eight-game road trip. … Lou Williams returns to Atlanta. The South Gwinnett High product played with the Hawks from 2012-14. … Williams leads the team with 90 free-throw attempts.

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