Hawks Report podcast: Hawks hammer Hornets in play-in tournament

Hawks players celebrate at the end of the game in the NBA play-in tournament Wednesday at State Farm Arena. Atlanta defeated Charlotte 132-103. (Hyosub Shin / Hyosub.Shin@ajc.com)

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Hawks players celebrate at the end of the game in the NBA play-in tournament Wednesday at State Farm Arena. Atlanta defeated Charlotte 132-103. (Hyosub Shin / Hyosub.Shin@ajc.com)

The Hawks certainly looked like they belonged in the playoff field against the Hornets, but will it hold up in Cleveland?

In this episode of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Hawks Report podcast, host and beat reporter Sarah K. Spencer is joined by AJC columnist Michael Cunningham to break down Atlanta’s big win over Charlotte.

ExploreCunningham: Hornets dare Trae Young’s Hawks teammates to beat them, so they did

Our team will dig into what sparked a huge third-quarter run, how Trae Young handled the Hornets double-team defense and what to look for when Atlanta faces the Cavs on Friday.

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