Game Thread: Hawks at Bucks

Thabo Sefolosha of the Atlanta Hawks passes the ball around Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards in the first half at Verizon Center on March 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)


March 24, 2017, 8 p.m., BMO Harris Bradley Center

Probable starters

Hawks (37-34)

Dennis Schroder

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Thabo Sefolosha

Ersan Ilyasova

Dwight Howard

Injury report: Out – Paul Millsap (left knee tightness), Kent Bazemore (right knee bone bruise)

Inactives: Paul Millsap, Kent Bazemore

Bucks (36-35)

Malcolm Brogdon

Tony Snell

Khris Middleton

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Thon Maker

Injury report: Out – Jabari Parker (left knee surgery), Michael Beasley (hyperextended left knee), Questionable – John Henson (left thumb sprain)

Inactives: Jabari Parker, Michael Beasley

 Officials: Scott Foster, Tony Brown, Scott Twardoski

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 104-100 road loss to the Wizards Wednesday, their fifth straight loss. … They go for the season sweep of the Bucks after winning the first three games. … Dwight Howard is seventh in the NBA is double-doubles with 46. He has a streak of 13 straight games with double-digit rebounds. … Tim Hardaway Jr. has a streak of 23 games with a 3-pointer. … Over the past two games, Thabo Sefolosha over the last averaged 10.5 points while making at least two 3-pointers and shooting above .500 from the field and 3-point range.

From the Bucks

The Bucks are coming off a 116-98 road win over the Kings Wednesday, their second straight win and their 10th in the past 12 games. … Gianni Antetokounmpo currently ranks in the NBA’s top-20 in total points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks this season. No player in league history has done it for an entire season. … Malcolm Brogdon, from Greater Atlanta Christian Academy, leads all NBA rookies in assists, steals and 3-point percentage.

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