Game Thread: Heat at Hawks

Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder (17) drives to the basket as he is defended by New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony (7) in the first half of an NBA basketball game on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)

Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder (17) drives to the basket as he is defended by New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony (7) in the first half of an NBA basketball game on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)

HEAT AT HAWKS

Feb. 24, 2017, 8 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (32-24)

Malcolm Delaney

Kent Bazemore

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: None

Inactives: Dennis Schroder (suspension), Ryan Kelly

Heat (25-32)

Goran Dragic

Dion Waiters

Rodney McGruder

Luke Babbitt

Hassan Whiteside

Injury report: Out – Chris Bosh (undisclosed), Josh McRoberts (left foot stress fracture), Justise Winslow (right shoulder surgery)

Inactives: Chris Bosh, Josh McRoberts, Justise Winslow

Officials: Mike Callahan, Kevin Scott, Dedric Taylor

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 99-84 loss at the Clippers on Feb. 15. … Tim Hardaway Jr. has a career-best 11 consecutive games in double-figure scoring. … Dwight Howard needs two blocks to tie former Hawk Moses Malone (1,889 blocks) for 23rd in NBA/ABA history. … Dennis Schrӧder is averaging 19.8 points over the past six games.

From the Heat

The Heat are coming off a 107-109 win at the Rockets on Feb. 15, their 14th win in the past 16 games that included a 13-game win streak. … Hassan Whiteside is three double-doubles short of tying LeBron James (102) for fifth-most in team history. … They have scored at least 100 points in 14 straight games, tying longest streak in franchise history.

TV; Radio: FSSE; 92.9 FM

Reader Comments 0

0 comments