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Pacers-Hawks Game Thread


March 13, 2016, 6 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable Starters

Hawks (37-29, 20-12 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip surgery)

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

Pacers (35-30, 16-19 road)

George Hill

Monta Ellis

Paul George

Myles Turner

Ian Mahinmi

Injury report: Out – Ty Lawson (strained left foot); Questionable - George Hill

Inactives: TBA

Officials: Mike Callahan, Eric Lewis, Leon Wood

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 95-83 home win over the Grizzlies Saturday, their sixth win in the past eight games. ... The Hawks have held six of their past eight opponents under 40 percent shooting. … The Hawks are sixth in the Eastern Conference, two games behind the Celtics in third place. … Kris Humphries needs one point for 5,000 in his career. …The Hawks, second in the NBA in assists, have had at least 25 in a game 40 times this season.

From the Pacers

The Pacers are coming off a 112-105 win at the Mavericks Saturday, their third straight win. … The Pacers have won two of the three matchups against the Hawks this season. … Including a 102-96 loss Feb. 5, the Pacers have lost 15 of the past 16 regular-season road games to the Hawks dating back to 2006-07. … George has scored at least 30 points in 20 games this season, fourth in the NBA. He had only scored 30 or more points 15 times in his NBA career entering this season.

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