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Game Thread: Atlanta Hawks vs. Boston Celtics

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Monday night hoops!

Boston Celtics v Atlanta Hawks Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Fans of the Atlanta Hawks always get fired up when the Boston Celtics come to town and that takes place on Monday evening. This time around, expectations are fairly low for the home team while the visitors arrive with an eight-game winning streak but the passion runs high and that usually provides a fun atmosphere at Philips Arena.

Stay tuned throughout the afternoon for all the latest and, as always, let's keep the discussion civil in the comments.

Probable Starters

Hawks

PG - Dennis Schröder

SG - Kent Bazemore

SF - Taurean Prince

PF - Luke Babbitt

C - Dewayne Dedmon

Celtics

PG - Kyrie Irving

SG - Jaylen Brown

SF - Jayson Tatum

PF - Marcus Morris

C - Al Horford

Injury Report:

Atlanta - Marco Belinelli (Achilles), Malcolm Delaney (sprained right ankle) and Dennis Schröder (ankle) are probable; Mike Muscala (sprained ankle), Ersan Ilyasova (knee bone bruise), DeAndre’ Bembry (right wrist) and Miles Plumlee (quad strain) are out.

Boston - Gordon Hayward (ankle/tibia) is out.