Hawks-Nuggets Game Thread

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks Paul Millsap reacts to being called for a foul against the Pistons during the final minutes 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

Paul Millsap is expected to return to the Hawks after missing Saturday’s game at the Suns for personal reasons. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

HAWKS VS. NUGGETS

Jan. 25, 2016, 9 p.m., Pepsi Arena

Starters

Hawks (26-19, 11-12 road)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: None

Inactives: Justin Holiday, Edy Tavares

Nuggets (17-27, 9-14 home)

Gary Harris

Emmanuel Mudiay

Kenneth Faried

Danilo Gallinari

Nikola Jokic

Injury report: Out – Wilson Chandler (right hip arthroscopic surgery); Doubtful – Jameer Nelson (sprained left wrist); Questionable – Kenneth Faried (left adductor soreness)

Inactives: Chandler, Nelson

Officials: Sean Wright, Mark Ayotte, Tre Maddox

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 98-95 loss at the Suns Saturday, their second straight defeat. … Paul Millsap rejoined the team for the game after missing Saturday due to personal reasons. … Kent Bazemore is averaging 18.3 points on .500 percent shooting (20 of 40) over the last three games, scoring in double-figures each game and two 20-point efforts. … Mike Scott is shooting .667 percent from the field (16 of 24) and .667 percent from 3-point range (6 of 9) in the last four games.

From the Nuggets

The Nuggets are coming off a 104-101 home win over the Pistons on Saturday. … Gallinari had 30 points against the Pistons. He is averaging 24.2 points over his last four games. … The Nuggets end an eight-game home stand against the Hawks. … The Nuggets have won eight straight and 10 of the last 11 games in Denver against the Hawks.

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