Grizzlies-Hawks Game Thread


March 12, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena


Hawks (36-29, 19-12 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip surgery)

Inactives: Splitter, Lamar Patterson (D-League), Edy Tavares (D-League)

Grizzlies (39-26, 15-16 road)

Briante Weber

Tony Allen

Matt Barnes

JaMychal Green

Ryan Hollins

Injury report: Out - Jordan Adams (right knee surgery), Chris Andersen (left shoulder subluxation), Mike Conley (sore left foot), Marc Gasol (right foot fracture), Brandan Wright (right MCL sprain), Zach Randolph (sore right knee), Vince Carter (left calf strain)

Inactives: Adams, Gasol, Andersen

Officials: Jason Phillips, Nick Buchert. Scott Twardoski

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 104-96 loss at the Raptors Thursday, which snapped a three-game losing streak. … The Hawks will go for the season sweep of the Grizzlies after winning in Memphis in November. … Jeff Teague needs 14 points for 6,000 in his career. … Kris Humphries had eight rebounds in his season debut with the Hawks on Friday against the Lakers but has combined for seven rebounds in the three following games. … The Hawks are second in the NBA with 25.3 assists per game.

From the Grizzlies

The Grizzlies are coming off a 121-114 overtime win over the Pelicans at home Friday night. Stephenson had a career-high 33 points and Barnes had his first career triple-double in the victory … Already injury plagued, Vince Carter left the game with a lower left leg injury and did not return. … On Friday, signed Weber to a 10‐day contract from the D‐League’s Sioux Falls Skyforce after Mario Chalmers suffered a season-ending torn Achilles and was waived. … The Grizzlies signed guard Ray McCallum and center Alex Stepheson to 10-day contracts in time for Saturday’s game.

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