5 facts about the Cavs vs. Atlanta Hawks game - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

5 facts about the Cavs vs. Atlanta Hawks game

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The Cleveland Cavaliers are scheduled to play the Atlanta Hawks on April 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena.

Here are five facts about the game:

  • Cleveland shoots well from three
    • The Cavs are shooting 38.7 percent from three this year, they rank 2nd in the NBA
  • The season series is tied at 1-1
    • The first time these two teams met Cleveland shot 26.2 percent from three, Atlanta won the game 110-106.
    • The second time they played the Cavs made 25 3s and Cleveland won 135-130.
  • Atlanta is one of the worst teams in the NBA at shooting foul shots
    • The Hawks shoot 72.5 percent from the foul line, they rank 28th in the NBA.
  • Tristan Thompson won't play
    • The Cavs forward/center has a sprained thumb
  • Cleveland looks to secure the 1st seed in the East
    • The Cavs have a 1.5 game lead on Boston for the 1st seed in the East, Cleveland has four games left and Boston has three.

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