Celtics look for revenge against Hawks

Updated: January 8, 2010, 12:37 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

When the Atlanta Hawks defeated the Boston Celtics at the TD Garden back in November, some wondered if it was a changing of the guard.

The Hawks, who had pushed Boston to the brink of elimination during the Celtics' march to an NBA title in 2008, were dominant in the fourth quarter of a 97-86 triumph, and some wondered if the young Hawks were growing up and if time was catching up with the aging Celtics.

As Boston coach Doc Rivers opined after that game: "When you've got a chance ...

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