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Wizards-Hawks Game Thread


7:30 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (6-1, 2-1 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: Tiago Splitter, Tim Hardaway Jr.

Wizards (3-2, 2-1 road)

John Wall

Bradley Beal

Otto Porter

Kris Humphries

Marcin Gortat

Injury report: Out – Alan Anderson (ankle surgery), Martell Webster (sore right hip), Questionable – Drew Gooden (back spasms)

Inactives: Alan Anderson, Martell Webster

Officials: James Capers, Steve Anderson, Kane Fitzgerald

From the Hawks

Tiago Splitter is inactive for rest as the Hawks play their fourth game in five nights. ... Center Mike Muscala was upgraded to probable and will likely play more with Splitter out. Kyle Korver will start, his first in a back-to-back games situation. … The Hawks enter on a six-game winning streak, including four road wins. ... Korver became the second player in NBA history to have a perfect shooting night while making at least eight field goals, four 3-pointers and two free throws. He joined Sam Perkins (Seattle vs. Toronto on Jan. 15, 1997). The eight field goals is tied for fourth-highest without a miss in Hawks history. … The Hawks are fourth in the NBA in points off turnovers at 22.0.

From the Wizards

The Wizards are coming off a 118-98 loss at the Celtics Friday. … John Wall (19.2) and Bradley Beal. (25.0) are the third highest scoring backcourt in the NBA this season at 44.2 points per game. They trail the Warriors’ Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson (50.0) and the Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum (49.5). … Beal has scored 24 or more points in all five games.

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