Game Thread: Knicks at Hawks

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks guard Kent Bazemore, who will start tonight, warms up for the first regular season basketball game "home opener" against the Pistons on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta.  Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

Hawks guard Kent Bazemore is averaging 18 points over the past four games. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

KNICKS AT HAWKS

Jan. 29, 2017, 3 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (27-20)

Dennis Schroder

Kent Bazemore

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain), Thabo Sefolosha (left groin strain); Probable – Mike Muscala (left ankle)

Inactives: Tiago Splitter, Thabo Sefolosha

Knicks (21-27)

Brandon Jennings

Courtney Lee

Carmelo Anthony

Kristaps Porzingis

Joakim Noah

Injury report: Out – Lance Thomas (fractured left orbit), Derrick Rose (sprained left ankle)

Inactives: Lance Thomas, Derrick Rose

Officials: Scott Foster, Curtis Blair, Michael Smith

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 112-86 home loss to the Wizards Friday night. … Thabo Sefolosha is out with a left groin strain suffered in the win over the Bulls earlier this week. … Kent Bazemore is averaging 18.0 points and shooting .429 from 3-point range over the past four games. Paul Millsap needs three 3-pointers to tie Jamal Crawford (282) for ninth in franchise history.

From the Knicks

The Knicks are coming off a 110-107 home win over the Hornets Friday. … They are 5-10 on the road against teams in the East. … Carmelo Anthony is averaging 25.7 points, 7.4 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 32 career games versus the Hawks. … Brandon Jennings makes his seventh start of the season with Derrick Rose out.

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