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NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers set to face Hawks in conference semifinals

With the Hawks finishing off the Celtics, the Cavaliers now know who they'll face in the conference semifinals.

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With the Atlanta Hawks beating the Boston Celtics on Thursday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers know now who they'll face in the Eastern Conference Finals.

The Hawks, who beat the Celtics 104-92 in to win their series 4-2, are the East's No. 4 seed. In the regular season, the Cavs went 3-0 against the Hawks. The two teams met in the Eastern Conference Finals last year with Cleveland sweeping Atlanta.

The series is scheduled to start Monday in Cleveland. The schedule is currently set as follows:

Game 1: Mon May 2, Atlanta at Cleveland, 7 p.m. (TNT)
Game 2: Wed May 4, Atlanta at Cleveland, 8 p.m. (TNT)
Game 3: Fri May 6, Cleveland at Atlanta, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 4: Sun May 8, Cleveland at Atlanta, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)
Game 5: Tue May 10, Atlanta at Cleveland, TBD (TNT)*
Game 6: Thu May 12, Cleveland at Atlanta, TBD (ESPN)*
Game 7: Sun May 15, Atlanta at Cleveland, TBD (TBD)*

*if necessary