Game Thread: Celtics at Hawks

042216 BOSTON: Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas and Hawks guard Dennis Schroder are seperated by Celtics players and an official as both are called for technical fouls as they get into a scuffle during the first half in their NBA Eastern Conference first round playoff basketball game at TD Garden on Friday, April 22, 2016, in Boston. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas and Hawks guard Dennis Schroder are separated by Celtics players and an official as both are called for technical fouls as they get into a scuffle during the first half in their NBA Eastern Conference first round playoff basketball game at TD Garden on Friday, April 22, 2016, in Boston. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

CELTICS AT HAWKS

Jan. 13, 2017, 8 p.m., Philips Arena

Starters

Hawks (22-16)

Dennis Schroder

Kent Bazemore

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain)

Inactives: Splitter, Mo Williams

Celtcis (24-15)

Isaiah Thomas

Marcus Smart

Jae Crowder

Amir Johnson

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – James Young (right ankle sprain), Tyler Zeller (sinus infection), Avery Bradley (strained right Achilles)

Inactives: Young, Zeller

Officials: Ken Mauer, Gediminas Petraitis, Michael Smith

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 117-97 road win over the Nets Tuesday, their seventh straight win and 12th in the past 16 games. … During current win streak, they’ve held opponents under 100 points six times. The only team to break the century mark were the Spurs in overtime. … Dennis Schroder is averaging 20.0 points, 6.6 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 1.3 steals over the past seven games. He has a career-best six double-doubles. … They have won three straight regular-season games over Celtics.

From the Celtics

The Celtics are coming off a 117-108 home win over the Wizards Wednesday, their fifth win in the past six games. … Isaiah Thomas scored 20 of his 38 points in the fourth quarter of the win. He leads the NBA in fourth-quarter points with 334. … Thomas has scored at least 20 points in the past 23 games. … Al Horford recorded 26 points and six blocks against the Kings last month making him the first Celtic since Kevin McHale to record at least 25 points and six blocks in a game.

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