Game Thread: Nets at Hawks

Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard (8) dunks over Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez, left, and forward Bobby Portis, bottom right, during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)


March 26, 2017, 1 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (37-35)

Dennis Schroder

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Taurean Prince

Ersan Ilyasova

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Paul Millsap (left knee tightness), Kent Bazemore (right knee bone bruise), Thabo Sefolosha (right groin strain)

Inactives: Paul Millsap, Kent Bazemore

Nets (15-57)

Jeremy Lin

Randy Foye

Caris Levert

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson

Brook Lopez

Injury report: Out – Joe Harris (sprained left shoulder), Sean Kilpatrick (strained left hamstring)

Inactives: Joe Harris, Sean Kilpatrick

 Officials: Mike Callahan, Michael Smith, Haywoode Workman

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 100-97 road loss at the Bucks Friday, their sixth straight loss. … A loss would match a season-long seven-game losing streak. … Dennis Schroder has averaged 22 points over the past three games. … Dwight Howard needs six rebounds to reach 12,000 for his career. He will become the 15th player in NBA history with 16,000 points (done earlier this season) and 12,000 rebounds. … Tim Hardaway Jr. has a streak of 24 consecutive games with a 3-pointer.

From the Nets

The Nets are coming off a 129-108 road loss at the Wizards Friday that snapped a two-game win streak. It was the first two-game win streak of the season. … They have lost five straight road games to the Hawks with the last win in Atlanta coming in March of 2103. … Brook Lopez leads the Nets in points per game, blocks per game, free throws made and attempted, 3-pointers made and attempted and minutes per game.

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