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Game Preview: Atlanta Hawks @ Cleveland Cavaliers

It is the rematch of the Eastern Conference Finals as the Cleveland Cavaliers take on the Atlanta Hawks (9-5) at The Q. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m. Eastern on FoxSportsOhio.

Entering tonight, the Cavs are 6-0 at The Q. Since January 19th of last season, the Cavaliers hold a 26-1 regular season record at home, winning by double figures in 18 of the 27 games and outscoring opponents by 11.9 points per game (105.9-94.0) over that stretch, per Cavs.com.

The last time these two teams met was during the 2015 Eastern Conference Finals when the Cavs went on to sweep the Hawks, 4-0 and capture its second-ever Eastern Conference Championship.

In the 2015 Eastern Conference Finals, the Cavs held the Hawks to .422 shooting from the field, including .234 (26-111) shooting from the three- point line. Cleveland also outrebounded the Hawks by nearly 13 rebounds per game (52.0-39.3), per Cavs.com.

Atlanta Hawks starters:

PG: Dennis Schroder
SG: Kyle Korver
SF: Justin Holiday
PF: Paul Milsap
C: Al Horford

Injuries: None

Cleveland Cavaliers starters:

PG: Matthew Dellavedova
SG: J.R. Smith
SF: LeBron James
PF: Kevin Love
C: TBD

Injuries: Iman Shumpert (Ruptured Extensor Carpi Ulnaris, OUT), Kyrie Irving (Fractured Left Knee Cap, OUT), Mo Williams (Right Lower Leg Soreness, OUT) and Timofey Mozgov (Right Shoulder Strain, OUT)

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