Game Thread: Magic at Hawks

Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) drives against Atlanta Hawks forward DeAndre Bembry during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/George Bridges)

Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) drives against Atlanta Hawks forward DeAndre Bembry during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/George Bridges)

MAGIC AT HAWKS

Feb. 4, 2017, 7 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (29-21)

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 Dunleavy (right knee)

Inactives: Tiago Splitter, Thabo Sefolosha

Magic (20-32)

Elfrid Payton

Evan Fournier

Aaron Gordon

Serge Ibaka

Nikola Vucevic

Injury report: Out – Jodie Meeks (right thumb repair), C.J. Wilcox (left Achilles tendinitis)

Inactives: Jodie Meeks, C.J. Wilcox

Officials: David Guthrie, Brett Nansel, Josh Tiven

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 113-108 come-from-behind road win over the Rockets Thursday. … They have eight victories this season in which they have trailed by double-digits at any point, including two with 20-point deficits. … They have lost two straight game at home to the Magic, including a game in December this season.

From the Magic

The Rockets are coming off a 102-94 home win over the Raptors Friday night. … Their projected starting lineup is 5-6 this season. … Evan Fournier has led (or tied) the team in scoring 16 times and in assists seven times. … Serge Ibaka ranks 12th in the NBA in blocked shots at 1.63 per game.

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