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Mavericks-Hawks Game Thread


Feb. 1, 2016, 8 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable Starters

Hawks (27-22, 15-8 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Probable – Millsap (left ankle sprain)

Inactives: TBA

Mavericks (28-22, 13-14 road)

Deron Williams

Wesley Matthews

Chandler Parsons

Dirk Nowitzki

Zaza Pachulia

Injury report: Out - Devin Harris (left great toe sprain)

Inactives: TBA

Officials: Zach Zarba, Kane Fitzgerald, Tyler Ford

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 105-87 loss at the Heat Sunday, their third straight defeat. … The Hawks have also lost five of the past six games. They matched their loss total from all last season with the defeat to the Heat. .... The Hawks have won four straight against the Mavericks, including a win in Dallas in December. … The Hawks are second in the NBA in forced turnovers.

From the Mavericks

The Mavericks are coming off a 91-78 home win over the Suns on Sunday, their second straight win. … Nowitzki did not play against the Suns for rest. He recently passed Shaquille O’Neal for sixth on NBA all-time scoring list. … Pachulia, who spent eight seasons with the Hawks, has 21 double-doubles this season. He averaging 10.5 points, a career- and team-high 10.8 rebounds, 1.9assists, 1.0 steals and 29.4 minutes in 45 games (all starts).

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