Game Thread: Hawks at Wizards

November 2, 2016, ATLANTA: Hawks Dwight Howard drives against Lakers Ivica Zubac during the first period in an NBA basketball game at Philips Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton /ccompton@ajc.com

Hawks Dwight Howard drives against Lakers Ivica Zubac during the first period in an NBA basketball game at Philips Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton /ccompton@ajc.com

HAWKS AT WIZARDS

Nov. 4, 2016, 7 p.m., Verizon Center

Starters

Hawks (3-1)

Dennis Schroder

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain), Mike Scott (left knee soreness)

Inactives: Splitter, Scott

Wizards (0-3)

John Wall

Bradley Beal

Otto Porter Jr.

Markieff Morris

Marcin Gortat

Injury report: Out – Ian Mahinmi (left knee surgery)

Inactives: Mahinmi, Danuel House Jr.

Officials: Scott Foster, Marat Kogut, Gary Zielinski

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 123-116 home loss to the Lakers on Wednesday. … The Hawks defeated the Wizards by 15 points in Atlanta to open the season. … The Hawks rank second in the NBA in assists at 28.3 per game, dishing out at least 24 in all four games.

From the Wizards

The Wizards are coming off a 113-103 home loss to the Raptors on Wednesday. … They are two games into stretch where they will play 11 of 14 at home. … Wall has 34 assists through three games and his11.3 assists per game average ranks second in the NBA.

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