Game preview: Schroder out again as Hawks host Sixers

102715 ATLANTA: -- A new Hawks logo is painted on the tunnel wall leading out to the court for the first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta.  Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

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102715 ATLANTA: -- A new Hawks logo is painted on the tunnel wall leading out to the court for the first regular season basketball game "home opener" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

Credit: ccompton@ajc.com

Credit: ccompton@ajc.com

When/where: 7:30 p.m. today, Philips Arena

TV: Fox Sports Southeast

Stream: Fox Sports Go

Radio: 92.9 The Game

Injuries: Hawks—Kent Bazemore (knee), DeAndre' Bembry (abdominal), Antonius Cleveland (ankle), Malcolm Delaney (ankle), Jaylen Morris (ankle) and Dennis Schroder (ankle) are out; John Collins (ankle) is probable.

76ers—Joel Embiid (orbital/concussion) and Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot (knee) are out; Justin Anderson (ankle) is questionable.

What to watch for 

The Hawks (21-54) return home after losing five of six games during their trip against Western Conference opponents. Leading scorer Dennis Schroder (ankle) will miss his third consecutive game.

With Josh Magette at Erie of the G League for a playoff game, the Hawks will have one true point guard (Isaiah Taylor) available to play tonight.

“Our wings will get a chance,” Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said. “Everybody wants to be a point guard. Maybe we will let the big guys be a point guard for a while. We’ll get through.”

The Sixers (44-30) have clinched their first playoff berth since 2012. All-Star center Joel Embiid reportedly will miss two to four weeks after he suffered a fractured orbital bone Wednesday that will require surgery.

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