Bulls-Hawks Game Thread

102715 ATLANTA: -- Pistons Andre Drummond knocks the ball away from Hawks Al Horford 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

Pistons’ Andre Drummond knocks the ball away from Hawks’ Al Horford during the second half in their egular-season basketball game Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

BULLS VS. HAWKS

Feb. 26, 2016, 8 p.m., Philips Arena

Starters

Hawks (31-27, 17-12 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip)

Inactives: Splitter

Bulls (30-26, 11-16 road)

E’Twaun Moore

Tony Snell

Mike Dunleavy

Taj Gibson

Pau Gasol

Injury report: Out – Jimmy Butler (left knee strain), Nikola Mirotic (appendicitis),

Joakim Noah (left shoulder); Questionable – Derrick Rose (right hamstring tendinitis); Probable – Pau Gasol (illness)

Inactives: Butler, Mirotic, Noah

Officials: Tony Brothers, Mark Lindsay, Derek Richardson

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 102-92 home loss to the Warriors Monday, their third straight loss and fifth defeat in the past six games. … The Hawks have won both games against the Bulls this season. … Al Horford needs one double-double for 200 in his career. … The Hawks have made 107 3-pointers over the last nine games (11.9 per game), hitting at least 10 triples eight times and nine once during the stretch. … The Hawks rank second in the NBA in forcing turnovers (16.7) and second in points off turnovers (19.3).

From the Bulls

The Bulls are coming off a 109-104 home win over the Wizards Wednesday, their third straight win after a five-game losing streak. … Rose is averaging 26.0 points, 5.7 rebounds and 4.7 assists on 57.4 percent shooting since the All-Star break. … Gasol is the only player in the NBA this season to average 10.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.0 blocks. … Over his last six games, Doug McDermott has averaged 15.7 points on 57.6 percent from the field.

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