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Warriors-Hawks Game Thread


Feb. 22, 2016, 8 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (31-26, 17-11 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip)

Inactives: Splitter

Warriors (49-5, 25-5 road)

Stephen Curry

Klay Thompson

Draymond Green

Harrison Barnes

Andrew Bogut

Injury report: Out – Festus Ezeli (left knee surgery), James Michael McAdoo (sprained toe, left foot); Questionable - Andrew Bogut (strained right Achilles)

Inactives: Ezeli, McAdoo

Officials: Rodney Mott, David Jones, Michael Smith

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 117-109 double overtime loss to the Bucks at home Saturday, their second straight loss. ... The Hawks rank second in the NBA in assists at 25.5per game, dishing out at least 25 assists 34 times and at least 30 assists 12 times. … In the last three games, Dennis Schroder is averaging 19.7 points and 6.7 assists on .564 shooting (22-39), including .500 from 3-point range (8-16). … Kyle Korver has scored in double-figures in a season-best five straight games, averaging 13.2 points.

From the Warriors

The Warriors are coming off 115-112 win at the Clippers Saturday. … It was the 28th game this season the Warriors handed out 30 or more assists (most in the NBA), matching their single-season franchise record from last year. … Stephen Curry has made a 3-pointer in 125 consecutive games, two behind the NBA record of 127 set by the Hawks’ Kyle Korver. … Curry, at 29.7 points per game, leads the NBA in scoring, a feat last accomplished by a Warrior over the course of a full season in 1966-67.

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