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Game Thread: Atlanta Hawks vs. Orlando Magic

Saturday night hoops!

NBA: Atlanta Hawks at Orlando Magic Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

On the first Saturday in quite some time that does not include a full slate of college football, the Atlanta Hawks are here to satisfy your sporting appetite. This evening’s festivities feature a rematch with the Orlando Magic and fun will be had by all.

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

Probable Starters


PG - Dennis Schröder

SG - Kent Bazemore

SF - Taurean Prince

PF - Ersan Ilyasova

C - Miles Plumlee


PG - Elfrid Payton

SG - Arron Afflalo

SF - Mario Hezonja

PF - Jonathon Simmons

C - Nikola Vucevic

Injury Report:

Atlanta - Luke Babbitt (lower back) is probable; John Collins (left AC joint sprain), Mike Muscala (sprained left ankle) and Dewayne Dedmon (left tibia) are out.

Orlando - Aaron Gordon (concussion), Evan Fournier (ankle), Terrence Ross (knee), Jonathan Issac (ankle) and Adreian Payne (hand) are out.