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5hDave 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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5hKevin 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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6hBrian 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.

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LeBron jokes with a pregnant fan (0:15)
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Korver suffers ankle injury in Game 2 (0:56)
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NBA top 3 plays of the week (0:57)
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Cavs take Game 2 minus Kyrie Irving (2:48)
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Hawks look bad in Game 2 (2:36)
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LeBron and cast win Game 2 (1:11)
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LeBron dominates Game 2 (3:17)
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Cavs keep battling (1:23)
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James, Cavs rout Hawks to take control of series

LeBron James scored 30 points, and the Cleveland Cavaliers took command of the Eastern Conference finals, even without injured star Kyrie Irving, by routing the Atlanta Hawks 94-82.

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Thompson denies Bazemore at the rim (0:29)
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LeBron goes behind-the-back to Shumpert for 3 (0:19)
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12hKevin Arnovitz

Hawks gain Carroll but lose Korver (ankle)

While the Hawks got a surprise start from DeMarre Carroll in Atlanta's loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals, some of Carroll's teammates didn't fare as well.

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Relieved about Carroll (0:17)
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19hKevin Arnovitz

Hawks' Carroll a game-time call for Game 2

Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll's status for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on Friday will be a game-time decision, coach Mike Budenholzer said following the team's shootaround.

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20hBradford Doolittle

Doolittle: 4 ways Hawks can even the series

The Atlanta Hawks fell behind the Cleveland Cavaliers with a 97-89 loss in Game 1. As they look to pull even in the series, Bradford Doolittle underlines some necessary tactics for Atlanta.

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20hBrian Windhorst

Irving skips shootaround, up in air for Game 2

Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving skipped the morning shootaround Friday before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals to get further evaluation on his ailing left knee.

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The Hawks can play a lot better (6:21)
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1dScoop Jackson

Q&A: Jeff Teague on Hawks' formula for success

Scoop Jackson talks with the "Orchestrator" Jeff Teague about what makes the Hawks tick and why he's not discouraged after a Game 1 loss to the Cavs.

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Cavs win Game 1 (1:58)

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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