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Game Thread: Atlanta Hawks vs. Philadelphia 76ers

It’s good to be home

NBA: Atlanta Hawks at Philadelphia 76ers Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

The Hawks are finally back home on Friday night, where they’ll take on the 76ers. The visitors will be without All-World center Joel Embiid, who suffered an orbital fracture and concussion in Philadelphia’s last game. For the hosts, Dennis Schröder will not play, along with the cacophony of other injuries for the Hawks. Atlanta will have just nine players available tonight.

Stay tuned throughout the night and be sure to maintain civility in the comments below.

Probable Starters


PG - Isaiah Taylor

SG - Damion Lee

SF - Taurean Prince

PF - John Collins

C - Dewayne Dedmon


PG - Ben Simmons

SG - J.J. Redick

SF - Robert Covington

PF - Dario Saric

C - Amir Johnson

Injury Report:

Atlanta - Dennis Schröder (left ankle), Kent Bazemore (right knee bone bruise), DeAndre’ Bembry (abdominal strain), Antonius Cleveland (left ankle surgery rehab), Malcolm Delaney (left ankle sprain) and Jaylen Morris (left ankle sprain) are out.

Philadelphia - Joel Embiid (head/face) is out. Justin Anderson (ankle) and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (knee) are both questionable.