Game Thread: Hawks at Wizards Game 2


April 19, 2017, 7 p.m., Verizon Center

Wizards lead series, 1-0



Dennis Schroder

Tim Hardaway Jr.

Taurean Prince

Paul Millsap

Dwight Howard

Injury report: None

Inactives: Ryan Kelly, DeAndre Bembry


John Wall

Bradley Beal

Otto Porter

Markieff Morris

Marcin Gortat

Injury report: Out – Ian Mahinmi (strained left calf); Probable – Jason Smith (knee), Kelly Oubre Jr. (knee)

Inactives: Ian Mahinmi, Chris McCullough

 Officials: Marc Davis, Sean Corbin, David Guthrie, Matt Boland (alternate)

From the Hawks

Dennis Schroder led the Hawks with 25 points in Game 1. He became the first Hawks player to score at least 25 points in his first postseason start since John Drew in 1978. … Taurean Prince became the third Hawks rookie since 2008 to start a playoff game joining Al Horford and Pero Antic.

From the Wizards

John Wall became the first player since 2011 (Chris Paul) to record 32 points and 14 assists in a playoff game. Since 2000, only four players have posted such a game: Allen Iverson, Deron Williams, Paul (twice) and Wall. … The Wizards improved to 9-1 in first-round playoff series since 2014.

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About the Author

Chris Vivlamore
Chris Vivlamore
Chris Vivlamore is the beat writer for the Atlanta Hawks at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.AJC Atlanta Hawks blog