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Spurs-Hawks Game Thread

101415 ATLANTA: Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich gives Hawks guard Thabo Sefolosha a hand shake during a time out in the first half in their preseason basketball game on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, in Atlanta. It is Sefolosha’s first game back since being injured in a Manhattan night club last season. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich gives Hawks guard Thabo Sefolosha a hand shake during a time out in the first half in their preseason basketball game on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, in Atlanta. It is Sefolosha’s first game back since being injured last season. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

SPURS VS. HAWKS

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

Starters

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.

TV; Radio: FSSE; 92.9 FM

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