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Nuggets-Hawks Game Thread

Atlanta Hawks' Kyle Korver (26) and Kent Bazemore (24) try to steal the ball from Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 16, 2016, in Auburn Hills, Mich. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

Atlanta Hawks’ Kyle Korver (26) and Kent Bazemore (24) try to steal the ball from Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 16, 2016, in Auburn Hills, Mich. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

NUGGETS VS. HAWKS

March 17, 2016, 8 p.m., Philips Arena

Starters

Hawks (39-29, 21-12 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Bazemore (right knee bone bruise), Tiago Splitter (right hip surgery)

Inactives: Splitter, Lamar Patterson (D-League), Edy Tavares (D-League)

Nuggets (28-40, 12-20 road)

Emmanuel Mudiay

Gary Harris

JaKarr Sampson

Darrell Arthur

Nikola Jokic

Injury report: Out – Danilo Gallinari (right ankle sprain), Wilson Chandler (right hip arthroscopic surgery); Probable – Joffrey Lauvergne (nasal wall fracture), Jusuf Nurkic (left knee soreness)

Inactives: Gallinari, Chandler

Officials: Bill Kennedy, Tony Brown, JT Orr

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 118-114 road win over the Pistons Wednesday. … They have won three straight and eight of the past 10 games. … The Hawks host the Nuggets Thursday and the Rockets Saturday, their last two games against the Western Conference. … Bazemore recorded his first career double-double in the win over the Pistons. … Hawks opponents are 33 of 122 from 3-point range (.270) over the past five games.

From the Nuggets

The Nuggets are coming off a 116-110 loss at the Magic Tuesday, their second straight defeat. … This is the third game of a five-game road trip for the Nuggets. … The Nuggets have lost six of their last seven games at Atlanta, and are only 3-21 on the road against the Hawks since the1989-90 season. … Mudiay leads all rookies in assists per game at 5.8. … Faried has seven double-doubles in the past 11 games.

TV; Radio: FSSE; 92.9 FM

Recent links

Game report: Hawks move up standings with win over Pistons

Hawks-Pistons: Top Players

Hawks-Pistons: Five observations

Hawks-Pistons: Report Card

Hawks-Pistons: Quoteboard


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