HAWKS VS. LAKERS
March 4, 2016, 10:30 p.m., Staples Center
Hawks (33-28, 14-16 road)
Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip surgery), Lamar Patterson (D-League)
Inactives: Splitter, TBA
Lakers (12-50, 7-20 home)
Injury report: Out – Kobe Bryant (sore right shoulder), Lou Williams (mild left hamstring strain) Jordan Clarkson (patella tendon strain); Probable – Larry Nance Jr. (sore right knee); Questionable: Jordan Clarkson (left knee strain)
Inactives: Bryant, Williams
Officials: Danny Crawford, David Guthrie, Scott Twardoski
From the Hawks
The Hawks are coming off a 109-105 overtime loss at the Warriors Tuesday which snapped a two-game win streak. … The Hawks have won two straight over the Lakers, including a December game in Atlanta. The last time Atlanta swept the season series from L.A. came in 1973-74 (4-0). … The Hawks have a season-best 40-plus rebounds in nine straight games. … Horford’s streak of consecutive games with a 3-pointer stands at 10. … Kent Bazemore is averaging 14.5 (.647, 11 of 17) and 7.5 rebounds in the past two games.
From the Lakers
The Lakers are coming off a 117-107 loss at the Nuggets on Wednesday, their ninth loss in the past 10 games. … Byrant was limited to just five points in 11 minutes against the Nuggets. … Since returning to the starting lineup six games ago, Russell is averaging 21.8 points, 4.8 assists and 3.5 rebounds while shooting .523 from the field and .553 (21 of 38) from 3-point range. … Of the 15 layers on the Lakers roster, seven are either rookies (four) or have just one year of NBA experience.
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