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Hawks-Mavericks Game Thread

Dallas Mavericks' Zaza Pachulia, left, of Georgia, and Dirk Nowitzki, center, of Germany, congratulate teammate Wesley Matthews after he scored against the Sacramento Kings during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Nov. 30, 2015.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Dallas Mavericks’ Zaza Pachulia, left, and Dirk Nowitzki, center, congratulate teammate Wesley Matthews after he scored against the Sacramento Kings during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

HAWKS VS. MAVERICKS

Dec. 9, 2015, 9:30 p.m., American Airlines Center

Starters

Hawks (13-9, 5-5 road)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Probable – Tiago Splitter (right hip), Kyle Korver (ankle rehabilitation), Thabo Sefolosha (ankle rehabilitation)

Inactives: Tim Hardaway Jr., Edy Tavares

Mavericks (13-9, 5-3 home)

Deron Williams

Raymond Felton

Wesley Matthews

Dirk Nowitzki

Zaza Pachulia

Injury report: Questionable – Devin Harris (rib), J.J. Berea (right ankle sprain)

Inactives: Justin Anderson, Salah Mejri

Officials: Mike Callahan, Derrick Collins, Tre Maddox

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 100-87 home win over the Lakers Friday. … The Hawks have won three straight over the Mavericks. … Mike Budenholzer needs one win to pass Harry Gallatin for ninth on the Hawks’ franchise all-time wins list (currently tied at 111). … Budenholzer said Sefolosha will remain in the starting lineup for the foreseeable future. … Mike Muscala was originally selected by the Mavericks in the second round in 2013 before he rights were traded to the Hawks on draft night. … Dennis Schroder played with Nowitzki on the German national team this summer.

From the Mavericks

The Mavericks are coming off a 104-97 win at the Knicks Monday, their third straight win. … Nowitzki ranks seventh all-time in NBA career scoring with 28,494 points. He needs 103 points to pass Shaquille O’Neal (28,596) for sixth place on the scoring list. … Harris said he will be in uniform tonight after being out with a rib injury. … Wesley Matthews tied a franchise record with 10 3-pointers in a win over the Wizards last week. … Rick Carlisle became the Mavericks all-time winningest coach last month. He has 351 wins with the Mavericks.

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