Hawks-Clippers Game Thread

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 04: Kris Humphries #43 of the Atlanta Hawks defends against Larry Nance Jr. #7 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the second half of a game at Staples Center on March 4, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. 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 Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Kris Humphries (43) of the Atlanta Hawks defends against Larry Nance Jr. (7) of the Los Angeles Lakers during the second half of a game at Staples Center on March 4, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

HAWKS VS. CLIPPERS

March 5, 2016, 10:30 p.m., Staples Center

Starters

Hawks (34-28, 15-16 road)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip surgery)

Inactives: Splitter, Lamar Patterson (D-League)

Clippers (40-20, 21-10 home)

Chris Paul

J.J. Redick

Paul Pierce

Jeff Green

DeAndre Jordan

Injury report: Out – Blake Griffin (partially torn left quad/right hand fracture), Luc Mbah a Moute (left eye lid laceration)

Inactives: Griffin, TBA

Officials: Mike Callahan, Courtney Kirkland, Derek Richardson

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 106-77 road win at the Lakers Friday night. … The Hawks are 1-1 on their current five-game road trip. … Kris Humphries had 14 points and eight rebounds in 22 minutes in his Hawks debut Friday. … The Hawks are second in the NBA in defensive efficiency at 99.4, trailing only the Spurs (95.4). … The Hawks have held their last four opponents to a field goal percentage under 40 percent

From the Clippers

The Clippers are coming off a 103-98 home win over the Thunder on Wednesday, their third straight win. … Paul ranks fourth in the NBA in assists (9.6) and third in steals (2.11). He has a streak of five straight point/assist double-doubles. … Since Jan. 31, Jamal Crawford has averaged 19.5 points per game. … The Clippers are 23-7 without Griffin. They are scoring more points (107.7-102.1) and allowing fewer po0ints (99.8-100.6). … Redick is currently second in the NBA in 3-point percentage at .479.

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