The No. 5 seed Atlanta Hawks meet the No. 4 seed New York Knicks in the first round of the playoffs as slight favorites at -112, but this series is expected to go the distance. Atlanta’s young core is finally ready for the postseason spotlight, but are the Hawks at full strength heading into the playoffs?
Atlanta Hawks injury report
Cam Reddish, Achilles — Reddish is out indefinitely with an Achilles injury. He appeared in 26 regular-season games for Atlanta, averaging 11.2 points and 4.0 rebounds per game. Reddish’s presence could’ve been a nice boost for the Hawks in what is expected to be a tight series.