Clippers-Hawks Game Thread

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JANUARY 26:  Doc Rivers the head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers talks to the media regarding the Blake Griffin injury status before the game against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on January 26, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana.   NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Doc Rivers the head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers talks to the media regarding the Blake Griffin injury status before the game against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on January 26, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

CLIPPERS VS. HAWKS

Jan. 27, 2016, 8 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable Starters

Hawks (27-19, 15-7 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: None

Inactives: TBA

Clippers (29-16, 14-9 road)

Chris Paul

J.J. Redick

Paul Pierce

Luc Mbah a Moute

Deandre Jordan

Injury report: Out – Blake Griffin (partially torn left quad tendon, broken hand)

Inactives: Griffin, TBA

Officials: Pat Fraher, Kevin Scott, Gary Zielinski

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 119-105 win at the Nuggets Monday. … The Hawks have won two straight over the Clippers after sweeping season series last year. They have won six straight in Atlanta. … The Hawks rank first in the NBA with 26.9 fourth-quarter points. … The Hawks rank second in the league in assists at 25.6 per game with at least 25 in 27 contests.

From the Clippers

The Clippers are coming off a 91-89 win at the Pacers Tuesday. Paul scored 19 of his 26 points in the second half of the victory. … The Clippers hoped to have Griffin back on their road trip which ends against the Hawks. However, the forward will miss another 4-6 weeks after breaking his hand punching a team employee. … Jordan has 26 double-doubles this season, third in the NBA behind Andre Drummond (37) and Russell Westbrook (29).

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