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102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer reacts during second half action against the Pistons in their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. The Pistons beat the Hawks 106-94. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

KINGS VS. HAWKS

8 p.m., Philips Arena

Starters

Hawks (8-5, 4-3 home)

Dennis Schroder

Kyle Korver

Justin Holiday

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Kent Bazemore (right ankle sprain); Questionable – Jeff Teague (left ankle sprain); Probable – Kyle Korver (right ankle rehabilitation), Thabo Sefolosha (right ankle rehabilitation), Mike Muscala (right ankle sprain)

Inactives: Kent Bazemore, Jeff Teague

Kings (4-7, 0-2 road)

Rajon Rondo

Ben McLemore

Rudy Gay

DeMarcus Cousins

Willie Cauley-Stein

Injury report: Questionable – Darren Collison (left hamstring strain)

Inactives: Eric Moreland, Duje Dukan

Officials: Sean Wright, Pat Fraher, Kevin Scott

From the Hawks

The Hawks have lost three straight and four of the past five games. … The Hawks have won 14 straight games against the Kings, including eight in a row at Philips Arena. The last loss game Feb. 20, 2008. … Kyle Korver needs nine points to reach the 9,000 career-point total. Al Horford needs 14 rebounds to tie Dan Roundfield (4,658) for ninth on the all-time franchise list. … The Hawks rank second in the NBA in points off turnovers at 21.7 per game.

From the Kings

The Kings have won three straight games, including the final of a six-game homestand with a win over the Raptors on Sunday. … The Kings have played just two road games in their first 11 contests. … DeMarcus Cousins won the Player of the Week in the Western Conference last week. He is averaging 28.0 points and 11.0 rebounds this season. … Rajon Rondo is the first King is the Sacramento era to have three triple-doubles in the first four games of a season.

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