Game Thread: Pelicans at Hawks (exhibition)

102715 ATLANTA: -- Hawks Paul Millsap walks off the court falling 106-94 to the Pistons in their first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta.  Curtis Compton /

Hawks’ Paul Millsap walks off the court after a game last season. Curtis Compton /


Oct. 18, 2016, 6 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (3-2)

Dennis Schroder

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out –Jarrett Jack (right knee rehabilitation), Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain)

Inactives: None

Pelicans (1-3)

Tim Frazier

Buddy Hield

Solomon Hill

Dante Cunningham

Omar Asik

Injury report: Out – Jrue Holiday (personal), Tyreke Evans (right knee), Quincy Pondexter (left knee), Anthony Davis (right ankle sprain), E’Twaun Moore (right heel contusion) and Robert Sacre (right foot)

Inactives: None

Officials: John Goble, Eric Dalen, Jason Goldenberg

From the Hawks

In two games against the Pelicans last season, Paul Millsap averaged a team-high 20.5 points on .520 shooting from the floor, 14.0 rebounds and 2.5 steals. … Kyle Korver averaged 14.5 points on .733 shooting from the floor, including .625 from 3-point range, 6.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists. … Dennis Schroder averaged 13.5 points and 4.5assists…Kent Bazemore averaged 10.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists.

From the Pelicans

Buddy Hield, the No. 6 overall pick, is the 2016 Naismith Award, Oscar Robertson Trophy and John R. Wooden Award winner at Oklahoma. … Through three games, 80 percent (116-of-145) of the Pelicans’ baskets came via an assist.

TV; Radio: Fox Sports Southeast; None

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