• When: 7:30 p.m. Friday
• TV; radio: SPSO/NBA TV; 790
• The Hawks are seeking their first season sweep of the Celtics since they won all three meetings in 1998-99 and their first 4-0 sweep since 1995-96.
• The Hawks won at Boston 97-86 on Nov. 13 and 102-96 on Jan. 11 as Joe Johnson scored a combined 60 points. The Hawks beat Boston 93-85 on Jan. 8 at Philips Arena.
• Celtics forward Kevin Garnett (knee) returned this week after missing 10 games. He will start for the Eastern Conference in the Feb. 14 All-Star game.
• The Celtics played at Orlando Thursday night. They are 4-4 in the second game of back-to-back sets.
• Celtics coach Doc Rivers, who played for the Hawks from 1983-91, remains the franchise leader in career assists with 3,866.
• Marquis Daniels (thumb) is out for the Celtics.
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