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Game preview: Celtics at Hawks

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

TV: Fox Sports Southeast

Stream: Fox Sports Go

Radio: 92.9 The Game

Injuries: Hawks— Isaiah Taylor (eye) is out; Luke Babbitt (back) and Mike Muscala (ankle) are questionable; DeAndre' Bembry (wrist) is probable

Celtics—Gordon Hayward (ankle) is out.

What to watch for: The East-leading Celtics (14-2) have won 14 games in a row, including a 92-88 home victory over the Warriors on Thursday night. The Celtics beat the Hawks 110-107 at Philips Arena on Nov. 6 behind 35 points from point guard Kyrie Irving.

The game against the Celtics is the first of five over the next six for the Hawks (3-12) against opponents with winning records. They are at the Spurs on Monday before home games vs. the Clippers, Knicks, Raptors and Cavaliers.




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Michael Cunningham has covered the Hawks and other beats for the AJC since 2010.