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Spurs-Hawks Game Thread


Dec. 12, 2015, 8 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (14-10, 8-4 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Questionable – Mike Scott (left knee contusion), Probable - Tiago Splitter (right hip), Kyle Korver (ankle rehabilitation), Thabo Sefolosha (ankle rehabilitation)

Inactives: Tim Hardaway Jr., Mike Scott

Spurs (19-5, 7-5 road)

Tony Parker

Danny Green

Kawhi Leonard

Tim Duncan

LaMarcus Aldridge

Injury report: None

Inactives: Boban Marjanovic, Ray McCallum

Officials: Scott Foster, David Guthrie, Haywoode Workman

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 107-94 loss at the Thunder Thursday. … Mike Budenholzer has never beaten his former team since joining the Hawks. He is 0-5 in the regular season including a 108-88 loss last month. ... Overall, Hawks have lost 10 straight to Spurs. … Hawks lead the Eastern Conference in both FGM at 903 (seventh in the NBA) and 3FGM at 223 (fifth in NBA). … In the last three games, Kent Bazemore is averaging 16.3 points while shooting .531 from the field, .615 from 3-point range and .875 from free-throw line.

From the Spurs

The Spurs are coming off a 109-87 home win over the Lakers Friday. ... They have won 16 of their past 19 games. … The Spurs are first in the NBA in opponent points per game at 88.6) and second in opposing 3-point percentage at .312. … Leonard has led the Spurs in scoring 14 times, rebounds nine times and steals 13 times this season. He leads the NBA in 3-point field goal percentage at .488.

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