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18hDave McMenamin

Cavs' revamped D has Hawks on the ropes

With its suspect defense a thing of the past, Cleveland's improved roster has answered the call against Atlanta's offense in the East finals.

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Horford: 'There's got to be a line at some point' (0:41)
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Cavs pull it out in OT for commanding 3-0 lead (3:11)
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Stephen A. Smith on LeBron: 'He could have been better' (2:48)
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Shumpert: 'We couldn't stop playing' (2:19)
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LeBron on monster Game 3 performance (1:44)
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LeBron serves up a facial to two Hawks defenders (0:20)
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Horford throws elbow, ejected in Game 3 (0:46)
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2dMicah Adams and Ryan Feldman, ESPN Stats & Information

What Korver's absence means to Hawks

The 3-point shooter was a key part of all of the Hawks' most commonly used lineups. Who will replace him?

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20hKevin Arnovitz

Optimistic Hawk Bazemore to start for Korver

Hawks guard Kent Bazemore will start in place of the injured Kyle Korver in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals Sunday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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LeBron: 'Violence is not the answer' (1:23)
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Loss of Korver won't affect Cavs' game plan against Hawks (2:26)
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2dDave McMenamin

A rising LeBron James lifts all Cavs

It wasn't LeBron James' 30 points that did in Atlanta in Game 2, it was his deft passing that made his teammates better and kept them on a title track.

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Korver to miss rest of playoffs with ankle sprain (3:21)
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Hawks lacking confidence (1:35)
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2dKevin Arnovitz

Hawks still believe in the way they were

Can Atlanta regain the form that made it the East's top seed? After falling behind the Cavs 2-0 in the East finals, past performance is their top hope.

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2dBrian Windhorst

Hawks' Bazemore: We're still the better team

Kent Bazemore made an attempt to give the Atlanta Hawks some badly needed confidence with some brash statements Friday, after his team's Game 2 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game102.510th
Rebounds Per Game40.628th
Assists Per Game25.72nd
Points Allowed97.15th

Team History

YearWLPCT
2014-156022.731
2013-143844.463
2012-134438.536
2011-124026.606
2010-114438.536

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