Through two games: Timofey Mozgov and Tristan Thompson: 41 points and 44 rebounds Al Horford and Paul Millsap: 45 points and 25 rebounds
Al Horford 8 attempts in 30 min Paul Millsap 8 attempts in 27 min Dennis Schroder 11 attempts in 12 min Shelvin Mack 7 attempts in 13 min
Tristan Thompson and Timofey Mozgov combine for 17 points and 23 rebounds. Al Horford and Paul Millsap total 16 points and 11 rebounds
Reserve point guard Dennis Schroder w/ 11 shot attempts in 12 minutes. All-Stars Al Horford and Paul Millsap with 8 each in 30 and 27 min
Does Al Horford believe LeBron controlled the game? "Yes. I do. He controlled the game."
Al Horford said he got hit in the quad but is OK
Al Horford done. Getting both knees iced.
Now ATL's Horford being helped to Hawks bench, walking gingerly, favoring R knee.
Now Al Horford is being carried off the court by trainer Wally Blase and Mike Scott ... Then Horford finds his footing and walks himself off
Minutes after Kyle Korver limped to the locker room, Al Horford (left knee) is helped to the bench
Hawks helping Horford to the bench. Crowd applauding. This has gone as badly as it could for Atlanta.
And now Al Horford being helped off the court.
Now Al Horford is hobbled for Atlanta.
Al Horford now struggling to get up
Hawks shooting 48.8% from the field, 36.4% on threes. Korver with 12 points, Horford with 7, Teague with 10 points, five assists.
The Hawks offense is a mess, when Horford isn't even looking for his shot, and the best alternative is a Schroder jumper
Horford not any better than Millsap so far
Hawks guards getting plenty of looks but Cavs have been shutting down Horford/Millsap
Al Horford just attempted and hit his first FG, 7:50, 2Q.
Al Horford hasn't attempted a shot. Paul Millsap is 1-for-5.
Ugh hope Horford is OK.
Al Horford walking gingerly on sideline
Al Horford didn’t take a shot in the first quarter
Paul Millsap was 1-for-5 in first quarter. Al Horford didn't take a shot. Tristan Thompson is the one who has looked like the All-Star.
So far Bud has subbed out Millsap and Horford but DeMarre is still in the game.
Just noticed, Al Horford received one First Team All NBA vote.
Wall, Butler, Millsap, Horford all easily could have earned a spot on one of the All-NBA teams. Pau Gasol just a weird choice
If there was 4th team All-NBA, Jimmy Butler would have been on it. Joined Kawhi Leonard, Wall, Horford, Millsap at top of others rec votes
Hawks' Paul Millsap, Al Horford, Jeff Teague and Kyle Korver all got All-NBA team votes. None made three teams.
Game One ECF. Tristan Thompson and Timofey Mozgov (24 points, 21 rebounds). Al Horford and Paul Millsap (29 points, 14 rebounds)
I'd so much rather have Carroll or Horford than Millsap on LeBron. And Millsap is a good defender.
Vote: Horford 48 minutes the rest of the playoffs.
Horford's played 24 minutes and has just two fouls. Not sure what Budenholzer is saving him for.
So tough to guard: pinch post Horford, strong side down screen for Korver, who comes off and takes the handoff.
Al Horford from midrange is going to be a problem for Timofey Mozgov
Hawks' Carroll (11 pts), Millsap (8), Teague (7) and Horford (1) got NBA All-Defensive team votes. Carroll, Teague got 1st team votes.
Fact of the day (and tease to upcoming story): Al Horford has played with 67 different teammates in eight seasons with Hawks.