Game Thread: Game 2 of Hawks vs. Celtics

041616 ATLANTA: Mike Budenholzer coaches up Jeff Teague in game one of their NBA Eastern Conference first round playoff game against the Celtics at Philips Arena on Saturday, April 16, 2016. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

Mike Budenholzer coaches up Jeff Teague in Game 1 of their NBA Eastern Conference first-round playoff game against the Celtics at Philips Arena on Saturday, April 16, 2016. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

GAME 2: HAWKS VS. CELTICS

(Hawks lead series, 1-0)

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

Starters

Hawks

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)

Celtics

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.

TV; Radio: TNT, FSSE; 92.9 FM

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