Game Thread: 76ers at Hawks

Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard (8) smiles as he jokes with teammates o the bench in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard (8) smiles as he jokes with teammates o the bench in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

76ERS AT HAWKS

Nov. 12, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (6-2)

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

76ers (1-7)

Sergio Rodriguez

Gerald Henderson

Robert Covington

Dario Saric

Jahlil Okafor

Injury report: Out – Jerryd Bayless (left wrist soreness), Nerlens Noel (inflamed plica, left knee), Ben Simmons (acute fracture,right foot)

Inactives: Noel, Simmons

Officials: Ed Malloy, Mark Lindsay, Gediminas Petraitis

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 105-107 home win over the Bulls on Wednesday. … The Hawks defeated the 76ers by 32 points in the second game of the season. … The Hawks have won four straight over the 76ers. … Howard needs six rebounds to tie Hall of Famer Dolph Schayes (11,256) for 27th in NBA/ABA history.

From the 76ers

The 76ers are coming off a 109-105 overtime home win over the Pacers Friday. …. Joel Embiid had 25 points in 25 minutes in the first win of the season. … The center is unlikely to play against the Hawks as he continues to be on a minutes restriction and does not play in back-to-back games. …  Embiid leads all NBA rookies in scoring 18.8 points per game. … The 76ers were the NBA’s last winless team.

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