If the Atlanta Hawks can exorcise their postseason demons in Boston, they'll eliminate a longtime playoff nemesis for the first time in 58 years and get a rematch from last season's conference finals in the next round. The Celtics look to force a Game 7 and continue their postseason home dominance
The Atlanta Hawks had their best regular season in franchise history spoiled last year by a dismal showing against Cleveland in the Eastern Conference finals. Paul Millsap had 17 points and eight rebounds, and the Hawks advanced to the second round with a 104-92 Game 6 victory over the Boston
The Clippers are reluctant to part with too many of their assets in any potential trade for Chris Paul.