Wizards-Hawks Game Thread

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer reacts during second half action against the Pistons in their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. The Pistons beat the Hawks 106-94. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

Mike Budenholzer needs one more win to tie Cotton Fitzsimmons for sixth on Hawks all-time wins list. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com


March 21, 2016, 8 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (41-29, 23-12 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

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

Inactives: Splitter, Lamar Patterson (D-League), Edy Tavares (D-League)

Wizards (34-35, 15-18 road)

John Wall

Bradley Beal

Otto Porter

Markieff Morris

Marcin Gortat

Injury report: Questionable – Alan Anderson (left ankle), Bradley Beal (pelvic sprain), Marcin Gortat (sore lower back)

Inactives: Jarrell Eddie, Anderson

Officials: Bill Spooner, David Jones, Scott Wall

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 109-97 home win over the Rockets Saturday, their fifth straight win. … The Hawks have also won six straight at home. … The teams meet again in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. … Tim Hardaway Jr. is averaging 20.5 points in 25 minutes over the past two games – both 20-point efforts – without a turnover. The last Hawks player to have back-to-back 20-point games without a turnover was Joe Johnson in Dec. 2010. … A victory would tie coach Mike Budenholzer for sixth on the Hawks’ all-time wins list with Cotton Fitzsimmons (140).

From the Wizards

The Wizards are coming off a 99-89 home win over the Knicks Saturday, their fourth straight victory. … During four-game win streak, the Wizards are averaging 109.8 points per game. … All five projected Wizards starters average double-figure scoring. … Wall is averaging 20.6 points, 10.5 assists and 6.2 rebounds over the past 21 games. … The Wizards lost to the Hawks in November after committing a season-high 25 turnovers.

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