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Why the Atlanta Hawks Will Not Bounce Back at Home

Published by on May 8, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Woodson was giving the company line hours after his team was massacred Thursday night for the second time in three days at the hands of the mighty Cleveland Cavaliers.

"We were in the same situation last year with the blowouts in Boston," Woodson said. "And we were able to go home and make a series out of it."

This year won't play out the same way, and here's why.


1. Injuries

Atlanta may be playing game three (and perhaps even game four) with just two of its five regular season starters. Even if Marvin Williams (wrist) and / or Al Horford (ankle) muster up the strength to play before their home crowd, they won't be nearly as effective as usual.<...

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