Hawks-Suns Game Thread

*** VISUAL LEDE *** 102715 ATLANTA: Pistons Kentavious Caldwell-Pope defends against Hawks Thabo Sefolosha during the second half 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

Hawks’ Thabo Sefolosha is defended by the Pistons’ Kentavious Caldwell-Pope during a game on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015 in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

HAWKS VS. SUNS

Jan. 23, 2016, 9 p.m., Talking Stick Resort Arena

Starters

Hawks (27-18, 11-11 road)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Al Horford

Tiago Splitter

Injury report: Out – Paul Millsap (personal reasons)

Inactives: Millsap, Justin Holiday

Suns (13-31, 9-13 home)

Archie Goodwin

Devin Booker

P.J. Tucker

Alex Len

Tyson Chandler

Injury report: Out – Ronnie Price (right great toe surgery), Eric Bledsoe (torn meniscus left knee), Jon Leuer (low back spasms), Brandon Knight (left adductor strain), Markieff Morris (right shoulder strain); Questionable – Mirza Teletovic (left ankle sprain); Probable – P.J. Tucker (chest contusion)

Inactives: Price, Bledsoe

Officials: Tom Washington, Brett Nansel, Josh Tiven

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 91-88 loss to the Kings Thursday. … The Hawks have won two straight over the Suns as they swept last season’s series. … Thabo Sefolosha is shooting .550 percent (11 of 20) from the field over the last four games. … Mike Scott is shooting .692 percent (9 of 13) from the field and .667 percent (4 of 6) in the last three contests. … Al Horford has not committed a turnover in three consecutive games (97 minutes of playing time).

From the Suns

The Suns are coming off a 117-89 home loss to the Spurs Thursday, their sixth straight defeat. They have also lost 15 of the past 16 games. … The Suns played with Spurs with just eight healthy players. … Booker has total 56 points in the past two games. … Goodwin scored a season-high 20 points in a career-high 39 minutes in making his second start of the season against Spurs. … The Suns have won 7 of the past 11 games against the Hawks.

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