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Heat Vs. Hawks: Dwyane Wade, LeBron James Out Against Atlanta

When the 6-1 Miami Heat takes on the 4-2 Atlanta Hawks in Philips Arena Thursday night, they will be without both guard Dwyane Wade and forward LeBron James, two of the premier players in the NBA.

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Wade is averaging 18.8 points per game and James is averaging a league high 29.9 points per game. The Heat's only loss was to the Hawks in Miami on January 2 and their second loss may come to the same team since both James and Wade are out.

For updates on the game, check out Peninsula Is Mightier for Heat coverage and Peachtree Hoops for Hawks coverage

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