Cleveland Cavaliers at Atlanta Hawks – [2022/04/15] NBA Game Thread Summary, Preview, Score, Time, Date and Venue and play-in matchup

GAME NIGHT: Cleveland Cavaliers at Atlanta Hawks

When: 7:30 PM ET, Friday, April 15, 2022
Where: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland, Ohio

PLAY-IN GAME: The Cavaliers and Hawks meet to decide the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference.

Summary

It’s win or go home for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks, with the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference and a first round matchup with the Miami Heat up for grabs.

The Hawks defeated the Charlotte Hornets 132-103 in the 9-10 game, while the Cavs have a second shot at advancing to the postseason after losing their 7-8 matchup to the Brooklyn Nets 115-108.

The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Atlanta Hawks meet for the NBA Playoffs Play-In Tournament. The winner secures the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference Playoffs.

The Cavaliers are 27-25 against Eastern Conference opponents. Cleveland is eighth in the Eastern Conference with 10.2 offensive rebounds per game led by Jarrett Allen averaging 3.4.

The Hawks are 26-26 in Eastern Conference play. Atlanta ranks ninth in the Eastern Conference scoring 45.6 points per game in the paint led by Clint Capela averaging 9.9.

TOP PERFORMERS: Darius Garland is averaging 21.7 points and 8.6 assists for the Cavaliers. Lauri Markkanen is averaging 16.6 points over the last 10 games for Cleveland.

Trae Young is averaging 28.4 points and 9.7 assists for the Hawks. Bogdan Bogdanovic is averaging 17.4 points over the last 10 games for Atlanta.

Stats and Records
Team Comparison
W/L Strk Home Away Day Night Div Conf
Atlanta 43-39 W2 27-14 16-25 2-4 41-35 9-7 26-26
Cleveland 44-38 L1 25-16 19-22 3-2 41-36 10-6 27-25
Last Meeting
Atlanta Cleveland
Date Away Home Pts Reb FG% Pts Reb FG%
3/31/22 CLE 107 ATL 131 131 48 49.5 107 47 43.3
Player Stats
Previous Matchup
Points Player Total FG% FTM
Atlanta T. Young 30 52.9 8
Cleveland C. Osman 21 70.0 4
Rebounds Player Total Off Def
Atlanta C. Capela 14 6 8
Cleveland M. Brown 13 4 9
Assists Player
Atlanta T. Young 9
Cleveland D. Garland 8
Season
Points Player Total FG% FTM
Atlanta T. Young 2220 45.7 512
Cleveland D. Garland 1542 46.2 225
Rebounds Player Total Off Def
Atlanta C. Capela 904 286 618
Cleveland J. Allen 632 197 435
Assists Player
Atlanta T. Young 766
Cleveland D. Garland 604
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