Hawks to have trio back for Game 3

Updated: May 9, 2009, 7:48 PM ET
Associated Press

2009 NBA Playoffs

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ATLANTA -- All three of the Atlanta Hawks' injured starters -- leading scorer Joe Johnson, center Al Horford and forward Marvin Williams -- are in uniform for Game 3 against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Johnson and Horford are both nursing sprained ankles, while Williams has been bothered by a sprained wrist most of the playoffs. But the Hawks need all the help they can get Saturday night after getting blown out in the first two games of the best-of-seven series in Cleveland.

Horford and Williams both sat out Game 2. Johnson went down in the third quarter after the Cavaliers already had built a big lead.

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