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Game Thread: Hawks at Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) follows through with his shot as Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum (11) looks on in the second quarter during an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) follows through with his shot as Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum (11) looks on in the second quarter during an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

HAWKS AT THUNDER

Dec. 19, 2016, 8 p.m., Chesapeake Energy Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (13-14)

Dennis Schroder

Kent Bazemore

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain), Questionable – Dwight Howard (back tightness)

Inactives: Splitter, TBA

Thunder (16-11)

Russell Westbrook

Anthony Morrow

Andre Roberson

Domantas Sabonis

Steven Adams

Injury report: Out – Victor Oladipo (right wrist sprain), Cameron Payne (right foot fracture)

Inactives: Victor Oladipo, Cameron Payne

Officials: Derrick Stafford, Mitchell Ervin, Gary Zielinski

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 107-99 home loss to the Hornets Saturday. … They have lost 12 of the past 16 games. … Dennis Schroder has scored in double figures 12 consecutive games. He is averaging 19.7 points with a .490 shooting percentage in the span. … Dwight Howard is averaging 18.0 points and 15.6 rebounds, including 6.0 offensive rebounds, over the last five games.

From the Thunder

The Thunder are coming off a 114-101 home win over the Suns on Saturday. … Russell Westbrook has 13 triple-doubles this season. The rest of the NBA has 15 combined triple-doubles. … Westbrook is averaging a triple-double through 27 games with 30.4 points (leads the NBA), 10.5 rebounds (13th) and 11.0 assists (2nd).

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