Game Thread: Bucks at Hawks

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 13:  Malcolm Delaney #5 of the Atlanta Hawks defends against Gerald Green #30 of the Boston Celtics at Philips Arena on January 13, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.  NOTE TO USER User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Malcolm Delaney of the Atlanta Hawks defends against Gerald Green of the Boston Celtics at Philips Arena on January 13, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

BUCKS AT HAWKS

Jan. 15, 2017, 3 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (22-17)

Dennis Schroder

Kent Bazemore

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain)

Inactives: Splitter, Mo Williams

Bucks (20-18)

Malcolm Brogdon

Tony Snell

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Jabari Parker

John Henson

Injury report: Out – Khris Middleton (left hamstring surgery)

Inactives: Middleton, TBA

Officials: James Capers, Ben Taylor, Leon Wood

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 103-101 home loss to the Celtics Friday that snapped a seven-game win streak. … They have won three straight and six of its last eight games against the Bucks, including a rally from a 20-point deficit in December. … Tim Hardaway Jr. has scored 20 or more points in three of the past six games, all of the bench, and has hit that scoring mark eight times this season. … Malcolm Delaney is averaging 14.5 points with a .647 field goal percentage (11 of 17) and .800 3-point percentage (4 of 5) over the past two games.

From the Bucks

The Bucks are coming off a 116-108 wire-to-wire home win over the Heat Friday. … Malcolm Brogdon, Georgia’s Mr. Basketball as a senior at Greater Atlanta Christian, was inserted in the starting lineup on Dec. 31. He is averaging 14.0 points, 6.3 assists and 5.1 rebounds per game and has scored in double figures each since the move. … They have the highest field goal percentage in the Eastern Conference at 47.6 percent, which ranks third overall in the NBA, trailing only the Warriors (.499) and Spurs (.480).

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