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ATLANTA: -- Raptors guard Kyle Lowry takes it to the basket past Hawks guard Thabo Sefolosha for two of his 31-points during the second half in a basketball game on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, in Atlanta. The Raptors beat the Hawks 96-86. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

Raptors guard Kyle Lowry takes it to the basket past Hawks guard Thabo Sefolosha for two of his 31-points during the second half in a basketball game on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, in Atlanta. The Raptors beat the Hawks 96-86. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

RAPTORS VS. HAWKS

April 7, 2016, 8 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable Starters

Hawks (46-32, 25-14 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip surgery); Probable – Kent Bazemore (right knee stiffness)

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

Raptors (52-25, 22-16 road)

Kyle Lowry

DeMar DeRozan

Norman Powell

Luis Scola

Jonas Valanciunas

Injury report: Out – DeMarre Carroll (right knee surgery)

Inactives: Carroll, TBA

Officials: Marc Davis, Derrick Collins, Kevin Cutler

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 103-90 home win over the Suns on Tuesday, snapping a two-game win streak. … The Hawks have lost four straight overall to the Raptors. … Teague is averaging 23.0 points on .472 shooting (34 of72) and made all 18 free throws in the past four games. … Millsap has had at least three blocks in five of the past six games. … The Hawks rank second in the NBA 25.6 assists per game. … Thabo Sefolosha needs three assists for 1,000 in his career. … Kyle Korver needs four rebounds for 3,000 in his career.

From the Raptors

The Raptors are coming off a 96-90 home win over the Hornets on Tuesday, their fourth straight win. … The Raptors have won all three games against the Hawks this season and are going for their first season sweep since 2001-02. … The Raptors have won seven of the last eight with the Hawks. … The Raptors can tie franchise record for road wins. … DeRozan is 37 points away from tying Vince Carter (9,420) for second on the franchise’s all-time scoring list. He has 9,383 points with the Raptors. Chris Bosh (10,275) is the leader. Lowry has a career-high 153 steals.

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