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76ers-Hawks Game Thread

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks guard Kent Bazemore, who will start tonight, warms up for the first regular season basketball game "home opener" against the Pistons on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

Hawks guard Kent Bazemore warms up for a game against the Pistons on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

76ERS VS. HAWKS

Dec. 16, 2015, 8 p.m., Philips Arena

Starters

Hawks (14-12, 8-6 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Probable – Mike Scott (left knee contusion), Tiago Splitter (right hip), Kyle Korver (ankle rehabilitation), Thabo Sefolosha (ankle rehabilitation)

Inactives: Tim Hardaway Jr., Edy Tavares

76ers (1-25, 0-15 road)

Kendall Marshall

Isaiah Caanan

Jerami Grant

Robert Covington

Jahlil Okafor

Injury report: Out – Nerlens Noel (left eye corneal abrasion), Carl Landry (right wrist injury), Joel Embiid (right foot fracture)

Inactives: Nerlens Noel, Carl Landry, Joel Embiid

Officials: Mike Callahan, Curtis Blair, Michael Smith

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 100-88 home loss to the Heat. … A loss to the 76ers would be a season-high four-game losing streak. … Bazemore set career-highs in points (28) and field goals (11) in loss to Heat. … Korver needs seven 3-pointers to tie Jason Terry (648) for third in franchise history. … The Hawks are ranked third in the NBA in assists at 25.0 per game.

From the 76ers

The 76ers are coming off a 115-96 road loss to the Bulls Monday. … The 76ers lone win came against the Lakers earlier this month. … Okafor is the team’s leading scorer at 17.8 points and rebound at 8.1 per game. … Coach Brett Brown said Wednesday that Marshall would be the starting point guard for the foreseeable future.

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