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Pelicans-Hawks Game Thread


8 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (7-2, 3-2 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Probable - Kyle Korver (right ankle rehabilitation), Thabo Sefolosha (right ankle rehabilitation), Mike Muscala (right ankle sprain)

Inactives: Tim Hardaway Jr.

Pelicans (1-6, 0-3 road)

Eric Gordon

Ish Smith

Luke Babbitt

Ryan Anderson

Omer Asik

Injury report: Out – Kendrick Perkins (right pectoral), Quincy Pondexter (left knee), Tyreke Evans (right knee), Norris Cole (left ankle sprain); Doubtful – Anthony Davis (right hip contusion), Jrue Holiday (lower right leg).

Inactives: Norris Cole

Officials: Scott Foster, Eli Roe, Gary Zielinski

From the Hawks

The Hawks rank second in the NBA with 26.9 assists per game, including three straight 30-assist games. … The Hawks rank second in the NBA is steals with 11.0 per game. … The Hawks are first in the NBA is points off turnovers with 24.7. … Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague have all scored in double-figures in each of the Hawks first nine games. … Millsap is the only player in the NBA with averages of at least 17.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.0 blocks.

From the Pelicans

The Pelicans recorded their first win of the season, a 120-105 victory over the Mavericks Tuesday… Star Anthony Davis, who scored 43 points against the Hawks last week, injured his right hip in the game. … Ish Smith recorded his first career double-double in the win with 17 points and 12 assists (a career-high). … Ryan Anderson leads NBA reserves with 119 points off the bench.

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