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Atlanta’s Mike Budenholzer voted NBA coach of the year

Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer signals to his players in the first half of an NBA playoff basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets  Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 99-92.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — After a tumultuous offseason and leading the Atlanta Hawks to the top seed in the Eastern Conference, Mike Budenholzer beat out Golden State’s Steve Kerr for NBA coach of the year on Tuesday.

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Hawks hurting as they prepare for Game 2 against Nets

Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford (15) holds his finger as he walks off the court after being injured in the second half of an NBA playoff basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 99-92. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Hawks center Al Horford is not sure if he’ll be able to play in Game 2 of the first-round playoff series against Brooklyn because of a dislocated finger.

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Korver scores 21, Hawks hold off pesky Nets 99-92 in Game 1

Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll (5) drives against Brooklyn Nets forward Joe Johnson (7) in the first half of an NBA playoff basketball game  Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Banged up and bruised, the Atlanta Hawks survived their first test as the top seed in the Eastern Conference.

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Hawks know from experience that 8 seeds can be troublesome

Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) disrupts the drive of Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

ATLANTA (AP) — There’s nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will have any trouble with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs.

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