Game Thread: Hawks at Hornets

Atlanta Hawks' Paul Millsap (4) drives to the basket past Philadelphia 76ers' Jerami Grant (39) and Nik Stauskas (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, in Philadelphia. Millsap scored 17 points to lead five Hawks in double figures as Atlanta routed the 76ers 104-72. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

Atlanta Hawks’ Paul Millsap (4) drives to the basket past Philadelphia 76ers’ Jerami Grant (39) and Nik Stauskas (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, in Philadelphia. Millsap scored 17 points to lead five Hawks in double figures as Atlanta routed the 76ers 104-72. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

HAWKS AT HORNETS

Nov. 18, 2016, 7 p.m., Spectrum Center

Starters

Hawks (9-2)

Dennis Schroder

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

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

Inactives: Splitter, Scott

Hornets (7-3)

Kemba Walker

Nicolas Batum

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Marvin Williams

Cody Zeller

Injury report: Out – Jeremy Lamb (left hamstring strain); Questionable – Treveon Graham (left Achilles strain)

Inactives: Aaron Harrison (D-League), Christian Wood (D-League)

Officials: James Capers, Steve Anderson, Leroy Richardson

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 107-100 home win over the Bucks Wednesday, their sixth straight win. … A victory would give the Hawks their first 10-2 start since 2009-10 when they began the season 11-2. … Four Hawks rank in the top 20 among the NBA leaders in plus/minus rating – Malcolm Delaney +98 (tied for eighth), Thabo Sefolosha +88 (11th), Paul Millsap +86 (12th) and Tim Hardaway Jr. +81 (tied for 19th.)

 From the Hornets

The Hornets are coming off a 115-108 road win at the Timberwolves Tuesday to snap a two-game losing streak. … Walker has nine consecutive games of 20 points or more. … He ranks third in the East in scoring at 25.8 points per game. … Jeremy Lamb was again out with a hamstring injury that has kept him out for more than two weeks.

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