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Game Thread: Game 2 of Hawks vs. Celtics


(Hawks lead series, 1-0)

April 19, 2016, 7 p.m., Philips Arena



Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hip surgery); Probable – Kent Bazemore (right knee soreness)

Inactives: Splitter, Edy Tavares (D-League)


Isaiah Thomas

Marcus Smart

Jae Crowder

Amir Johnson

Jared Sullinger

Injury report: Out – Avery Bradley (right hamstring sprain), Kelly Olynyk (sore right shoulder); Probable – Marcus Smart (bruised left hand)

Inactives: Bradley, Olynyk

Officials: Scott Foster, Tony Brothers, Josh Tiven

From the Hawks

The Hawks won the series opener 102-101 on Saturday. … Horford had 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Hawks. … Jeff Teague and Kent Bazemore added 23 points apiece. … Horford, Teague and Bazemore combined to score 16 of the Hawks’ final 18 points.

From the Celtics

The Celtics lost Bradley in the fourth quarter of Game 1 Saturday and he is most likely out for the rest of the series. ... Thomas led the Celtics with 27 points and eight assists. … Smart had 15 points, five rebounds and two steals off the bench.

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Chris Vivlamore has been a reporter and editor at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution since 2003.