Knicks-Hawks Game Thread

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Carmelo Anthony expects to play against the Hawks tonight. He missed Wednesday’s game against the Cavaliers with an ankle sprain. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

KNICKS VS. HAWKS

Dec. 26, 2015, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena

Starters

Hawks (18-12, 7-6 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

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

Inactives: Tim Hardaway Jr., Edy Tavares

Knicks (14-16, 7-8 road)

Jose Calderon

Aaron Afflalo

Carmelo Anthony

Kristaps Porzingis

Robin Lopez

Injury report: Questionable – Carmelo Anthony (sprained right ankle), Kyle O’Quinn (sprained right ankle)

Inactives: Cleanthony Early

Officials: Eric Lewis, Brian Forte, Lauren Holtkamp

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 107-100 home win over the Pistons Wednesday. … Three of the Hawks’ next five games will be against the Knicks. … The Hawks are tied for 10th in the NBA in field goals made per game at 37.9. … They are fifth in average field goal percentage at 45.9. … The Hawks are third in the league at 25.0 assists per game.

From the Knicks

The Knicks are coming off a 91-84 loss at the Cavaliers Wednesday, their second straight loss. … Carmelo Anthony missed the game with a right ankle sprain. … The forward said Saturday morning that he expects to play. … Kristaps Porzingis had a seven-block game against the Timberwolves Dec. 16,

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