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Game Thread: Atlanta Hawks vs. Denver Nuggets

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Friday night in the A.

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It’s Friday night and there is an NBA basketball game taking place in Atlanta. In other words, things are going well.

The Hawks will host the Denver Nuggets for the home opener and, of course, that means the return of Paul Millsap. Oh, and Run The Jewels is making an appearance. It should be fun and the excitement level is high.

Stay tuned throughout the afternoon for all the latest and, as always, let's keep the discussion civil in the comments.

Probable Starters

Hawks

PG - Dennis Schröder

SG - Kent Bazemore

SF - Taurean Prince

PF - Ersan Ilyasova

C - Dewayne Dedmon

Nuggets

PG - Jamal Murray

SG - Gary Harris

SF - Wilson Chandler

PF - Paul Millsap

C - Nikola Jokic

Injury Report:

Atlanta - Ersan Ilyasova (knee strain) and Marco Belinelli (sore Achilles) are probable; Dennis Schröder (left ankle sprain) is questionable; DeAndre’ Bembry (right wrist) and Miles Plumlee (quad strain) are out.

Denver - Juan Hernangomez (illness) is out.