Pavlovic available for Game 2
2009 NBA Playoffs
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Pavlovic was elbowed by Atlanta Hawks forward Zaza Pachulia in the fourth quarter of the Cavs' 99-72 win. He left practice early on Wednesday and was fitted with a mask at the Cleveland Clinic. Cavs coach Mike Brown expects Pavlovic to be available for Game 2 on Thursday night.
Pavlovic, whose playing time diminished toward the end of the regular season, had seven points and three rebounds in 12 minutes of the opener. The 25-year-old married his longtime girlfriend last week while the Cavs, who swept Detroit in the first round, were waiting for Atlanta to finish its series with Miami.
Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press
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