The Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks will fight for a spot in the playoffs in Friday’s NBA Play-In Tournament. Here’s how to watch.
The Cleveland Cavaliers will host the Atlanta Hawks on April 15 at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse for a spot in the NBA playoffs.
The key matchup of Friday’s game comes from the NBA’s two best point guards, Trae Young and Darius Garland. Young led the NBA with total points and assists per game this season and was responsible for 52.5 points per game, while Garland was not far behind with 43.7 points per game.
The Hawks entered the play-in tournament as the ninth seed of the Eastern Conference, advancing after a 29-point lead over the No. 10 seed Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday. The Cavs as the eighth seed, are set to host the game. This would be a second chance for the Cavs to advance to the playoffs after losing to the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday.
The Cavaliers went 1-3 in the regular season against the Hawks. In the last matchup, which took place on March 31, the Cavaliers lost 131-107 to the Hawks.
How to watch the Cavaliers vs. Hawks in the NBA Play-In Tournament
Tip-off for the game is scheduled for April 15 at 7:30 p.m. ET.
When: April 15
Where: Cleveland, Ohio
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET