Tuesday April 21st, 2015

Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford says he will play in Game 2 of the team's Eastern Conference playoffs opening round series against the Nets despite suffering a dislocated pinky in Game 1. 

On Monday, Horford said he was unsure whether he'd be able to play in Game 2 after sustaining the injury to his shooting hand. On Tuesday, he said he would play, according to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Horford said he felt fine after practice and that his finger would be taped for Game 2, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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The center recorded 10 points and 10 rebounds in 34 minutes in Sunday's Game 1 as the Hawks won 99-92. Horford averaged 15.2 points and 7.2 rebounds per game this season. 

The Hawks and Nets will play Game 2 of their series on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET. 

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