The Atlanta Hawks barely made the NBA playoffs, as the 8th seed their fate wasn't known until close to season's end. The Indiana Pacers year was quite the opposite.

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Atlanta, Ga -- The Atlanta Hawks barely made the NBA playoffs. As the 8th seed, their fate wasn't known until close to season's end.

The Indiana Pacers year was quite the opposite. The Pacers ended the year with the best record in the Eastern Conference, earning the top seed and home court throughout the conference playoffs.

The Hawks surprised the Pacers by taking game 1 in Indianapolis and now with the series tied at 1 game apiece will host Indiana in games 3 and 4 at Philips Arena. S

Saturday tipoff is 2 p.m. We spoke to the Hawks after Friday's workout. Click the video to watch the report.

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