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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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Top seed Hawks look to recapture form after sluggish ending

Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler (21) shoots over Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver (26) as Jeff Teague (0) watches during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Chicago. The Bulls won 91-85. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks spent the past month doing little more than warming up for the playoffs.

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