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Nuggets-Hawks Game Thread


NUGGETS VS. HAWKS

March 17, 2016, 8 p.m., Philips Arena

Starters

Hawks (39-29, 21-12 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out - Bazemore (right knee bone bruise), Tiago Splitter (right hip surgery)

Inactives: Splitter, Lamar Patterson (D-League), Edy Tavares (D-League)

Nuggets (28-40, 12-20 road)

Emmanuel Mudiay

Gary Harris

JaKarr Sampson

Darrell Arthur

Nikola Jokic

Injury report: Out - Danilo Gallinari (right ankle sprain), Wilson Chandler (right hip arthroscopic surgery); Probable - Joffrey Lauvergne (nasal wall fracture), Jusuf Nurkic (left knee soreness)

Inactives: Gallinari, Chandler

Officials: Bill Kennedy, Tony Brown, JT Orr

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 118-114 road win over the Pistons Wednesday. … They have won three straight and eight of the past 10 games. … The Hawks host the Nuggets Thursday and the Rockets Saturday, their last two games against the Western Conference. … Bazemore recorded his first career double-double in the win over the Pistons. … Hawks opponents are 33 of 122 from 3-point range (.270) over the past five games.

From the Nuggets

The Nuggets are coming off a 116-110 loss at the Magic Tuesday, their second straight defeat. … This is the third game of a five-game road trip for the Nuggets. … The Nuggets have lost six of their last seven games at Atlanta, and are only 3-21 on the road against the Hawks since the1989-90 season. … Mudiay leads all rookies in assists per game at 5.8. … Faried has seven double-doubles in the past 11 games.

TV; Radio: FSSE; 92.9 FM

Recent links

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