Game Thread: Warriors at Hawks

Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard (8) in action against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, March 3, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brett Davis)


March 6, 2017, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable starters

Hawks (34-28)

Dennis Schroder

Kent Bazemore

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Mike Dunleavy (right ankle synovitis)

Inactives: Mike Dunleavy, DeAndre Bembry

Warriors (51-11)

Stephen Curry

Klay Thompson

Patrick McCaw

Draymond Green

Zaza Pachulia

Injury report: Kevin Durant (left knee), Damian Jones (D-League assignment)

Inactives: Kevin Durant, Damian Jones

Officials: James Capers, Jacyn Goble, Gary Zielinski

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 97-96 home loss to the Pacers on Sunday, their second straight loss. … They have lost five of the past seven games. … They have lost four straight to the Warriors, including a game in Oakland earlier this season. …  They have the second-worst free-throw percent in the NBA at .724. … Dwight Howard needs five defensive rebounds to tie former Hawk Dikembe Mutombo (8,551) for 12th in NBA/ABA.

From the Warriors

The Warriors are coming off a 112-105 road win at the Knicks Sunday, snapping a season-high two-game losing streak. … They are ranked 1st in offensive rating (113.5) and is 2nd in defensive rating (101.4). … Klay Thompson is 3 3-pointers shy of 200 for the season. It would be the fifth straight season in which he made 200 or more and match Stephen Curry’s current streak. … Stephen Curry is 9 of 44 from 3-point range over the past four games.

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