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Pacers-Hawks Game Thread


Feb. 5, 2016, 7 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (29-22, 16-8 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip)

Inactives: Splitter, Justin Holiday

Pacers (26-23, 10-15 road)

George Hill

Monta Ellis

Paul George

Myles Turner

Jordan Hill

Injury report: Out – Rodney Stuckey (right foot sprain/bone bruise),  Ian Mahinmi (sore lower back),

Inactives: Stuckey, Mahinmi

Officials: Tom Washington, Kevin Cutler, Leroy Richardson

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 124-86 win at the 76ers Wednesday, their second straight win. … The Hawks have lost two straight games to the Pacers, both this season in Indiana. … The Hawks jumped from fifth to third in the NBA after forcing the 76ers into 24 turnovers and upping their season average to 16.8 per game. … The Hawks have grabbed 50-plus rebounds in each of the past two games, the first time they’ve done that since Feb. 29-March 2, 2012. … Coach Mike Budenholzer is one win away from tying Larry Drew (128) for seventh on Hawks’ all-time list.

From the Pacers

The Pacers are coming off a 114-100 win at the Nets Wednesday. … Monta Ellis has scored a combined 51 points against the Hawks in two games this season. The Pacers are 6-1 this season when he leads the team in scoring. … Turner, a rookie, is averaging 17.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game over his past eight games. … Paul George has scored 30 or more points a career-high 14 times this season.

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