Game Thread: Hawks at Spurs

Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder (17) plays in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

HAWKS AT SPURS

March 13, 2017, 8 p.m., AT&T Center

Probable starters

Hawks (37-29)

Dennis Schroder

Kent Bazemore

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

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

Inactives: Mike Dunleavy, Ryan Kelly

Spurs (51-14)

Patty Mills

Danny Green

Kawhi Leonard

David Lee

Dewayne Dedmon

Injury report: Out – LaMarcus Aldridge (heart arrhythmia), Tony Parker (back), Dejounte Murray (groin); Questionable – Kawhi Leonard (concussion protocol)

Inactives: LaMarcus Aldridge, Tony Parker, Dejounte Murray

Officials: Tony Brothers, Michael Smith, Josh Tiven

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 107-90 road win over the Grizzlies on Saturday, their third straight win.  … They have lost 18 straight games in San Antonio. … Dennis Schroder has scored in double figures 15 straight games, matching a career-high set earlier this season. It’s the second longest streak on the team this season behind the 20 straight games of Tim Hardaway Jr., which was snapped Saturday. … They have scored over 100 points and shot better than 50 percent from the field in each of the game three wins.

From the Spurs

The Spurs are coming off a 107-85 home win over the Warriors Saturday, their 10th win in the past 11 games. … They clinched their 20th straight postseason appearance, the longest active streak in the NBA, earlier this month. … Kawhi Leonard has a streak of 92 consecutive games in double-figure scoring, the longest streak since David Robinson (157).

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The sky be falling...


No one can explain this all, except Budz...

But regular season wins less important...

Hawks fly or nest, based on playoff returns...


Korver trade was heartbreaker...

But, KK deserved to go home to success...

THJ/Rookies had more long-term value...


Millsap trade an enigma...

That prolly better resolved later...

Assessed returns prolly too low at deadline....

Had more value as anchorman for encore...


E.Illyasova stroke of genuis...

Trying to mesh future/present now...

So give them some credit...


Warming up to D. Howard...

He is, what he is, at this point...

One hellavu rebounder w size, athleticism....

Hawks will need those traits come playoffs...

He's not the all-around player-leader Horford is...

But you knew or should've know that...


None of those moves bother me...

It's the $17M per year for Frankentract... 

11/12th man hustler b/c Allstar???

What was he thinking???


Further, why not extend THJ before?

Expend a 1st rd. pick , then not extend?

Rightly so, THJ bolts or they pay thru the nose...

Another case of outsmarting themselves...


Going forward, remaining games...

More important to Hawks than others...

Which makes team more difficult to read...

Contenders winding down, resting players...

Hawks still in summer camp mode, figuring out lineups...


There's always hope...

Get Illyasova, Prince, Humphries going...

Its now, or as usual, next year...