2. Hawks are short on bigs
Those of you expecting to see the always highly-entertaining matchup between Zaza Pachulia (left) and Kevin Garnett might be disappointed, as Pachulia is likely out with a foot injury. Hawks starting center Al Horford (right) is out with a torn pectoral muscle. That makes the Hawks a prime opponent for the Celtics, who really only go three big men deep with Garnett, Brandon Bass, and Greg Stiemsma. Rookie Ivan Johnson will need to come up big for Atlanta.