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Rondo Leads Celtics to Win Over Hawks, 96-77

Boston holds 2-0 series lead

(Newser) - Rajon Rondo outplayed Mike Bibby and helped the Boston Celtics silence Atlanta and its blustery point guard. Bibby was booed every time he touched the ball after shooting 4-for-17 from the field in the first two games. Kevin Garnett had 19 points and 10 rebounds, while Rondo added 12 points,... More »

Celtics Prevent Hawks From Clinching

Cassell, Boston keep Atlanta from reaching playoffs for first time since 1999

(Newser) - Sam Cassell and Boston's backups outplayed Atlanta's starters in the fourth quarter, and the Celtics prevented the Hawks from clinching their first playoff berth since 1999 with a 99-89 victory tonight. Atlanta would have ended the NBA's longest playoff drought with a victory, because Indiana lost to Charlotte earlier today.... More »

Hawks Build Big Lead, Hold Off 76ers

Johnson scores 22 to help Atlanta bounce back against Philly

(Newser) - Joe Johnson scored 22 points, Josh Smith added 18 points and 10 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks built a big lead and held off the surging Philadelphia 76ers 92-85 last night. Marvin Williams contributed 18 points, Al Horford had 10 points and 12 rebounds, and Mike Bibby had 10 points... More »

Pierce, Celtics Swat Hornets in Rematch

Hawks stave off charging Bulls, Magic best Bucks

(Newser) - The Big Three all hit double digits last night, as the Celtics cruised to a 112-92 victory over the Hornets, the AP reports, avenging a loss in New Orleans last week. Paul Pierce led the pack with 27 points, and was joined by Kevin Garnett's 21 and Ray Allen's 12.... More »

Hawks Fly Over Bucks

Atlanta holds on to eighth spot in the East

(Newser) - The Atlanta Hawks avoided a major issue on a night they celebrated a 115-89 win over the Milwaukee Bucks, reports the Associated Press. Star point guard Mike Bibby left the game in the fourth period last night with an injured left thumb. X-rays were negative, however, and it appears to... More »

Hawks Hold Off Magic Down Stretch

Iguodala leads 76ers win, Bobcats end five-game skid

(Newser) - Joe Johnson scored 34 points and Mike Bibby had 20 as the Atlanta Hawks beat the Orlando Magic 98-90 last night, reports the Orlando Sentinel. The Magic had a chance to catch the Hawks late when Bibby missed a shot with the Hawks up 93-90. Atlanta fought for the offensive... More »

Hawks Continue Playoff Push With Solid Effort in Washington

Five hit double figures for victorious Atlanta

(Newser) - Atlanta edged into the eighth slot in the Eastern Conference playoff race with a 105-96 road victory against Washington, reports AP. Mike Bibby scored 23 points and Joe Johnson had 18 points, 10 assists for the Hawks, who shot 55% from the field as the perennial cellar dwellars try to... More »

Orlando Lights Up Atlanta's 'D'

Magic virtually unstoppable in first half against porous Hawks

(Newser) - Orlando set a franchise record with 74 first-half points on 61% shooting in a 123-112 beating of Atlanta, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Dwight Howard took a pre-game talk with coach Stan Van Gundy to heart, as he posted 26 points and 16 rebounds, while teammate Hedo Turkoglu had his second-ever... More »

Celtics Top Atlanta, 98-88

Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett prove a dynamic duo

(Newser) - Winners of five straight, the Boston Celtics continued their domination of the Eastern Conference today with a win over the Atlanta Hawks, 98-88. Paul Pierce accounted for 30 of the Celtics points, while Kevin Garnett  added 20 points and 16 boards, reports the AP.  Sam Cassell, recently waived... More »

Bosh Hurt; Raptors Lose to Indy

Six players score in double figures for Pacers

(Newser) - Mike Dunleavy had 36 points and Indiana used a 10-2 run late in the third to pull away from Toronto, 122-111. The biggest loss tonight for the Raptors wasn't the game but that of Chris Bosh, who left in the first quarter with a sore right knee. Currently fourth in... More »

Bibby's Debut Lifts Hawks

As Atlanta overcomes Kings 123-117

(Newser) - Mike Bibby gave his old team a demonstration of all his skills—from the wrong side of the court, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. In his home debut with Atlanta following a move from Sacramento, Bibby put up 24 points, 12 assists and five rebounds to lift Atlanta past the Kings,... More »

Howard, Bench Depose Kings

Cook and Dooling spark fourth-quarter burst as Kings lose first since Bibby trade

(Newser) - The post-Bibby Kings finally lost, falling flat in Orlando in the decisive fourth quarter. Backups Brian Cook and Keyon Dooling combined for 20 in a 22-8 run that gave the Magic a commanding 20-point lead. Dwight Howard was his customary monster self, leading his team with 26 points and 10... More »

Nuggets Blow 23-Point Lead Over Bucks

Jazz hold back Hawks' surge, Clippers never threaten Lakers

(Newser) - Denver seemed in good position to defeat Milwaukee with a 23-point lead, but the team "ran out of gas," as coach George Karl explained. The Bucks took advantage of 22 second-chance points and a season-high 42 from Michael Redd to surge to a 115-109 win, the Denver Post... More »

Hawks Soar Past Warriors

Johnson pumps in 27 as Atlanta snaps 6-game losing streak

(Newser) - The Atlanta Hawks ended a six-game losing streak by beating the Golden State Warriors for a fourth straight time, 117-100, last night, reports the AP. Joe Johnson led the way with 27 points for the Hawks, who moved into a tie for the eighth playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.... More »

Warriors Hand Celts 2nd Straight Loss

Bibby's Hawks lose in his return to Kings, Clippers stop Grizzlies

(Newser) - Boston's Ray Allen had the game-high 32 points, but couldn't stop Baron Davis when it counted as the Warriors handed the Celtics a 119-117 loss. It was only the second time Boston has fallen in consecutive games this season, the Boston Globe reports. Davis had 29 points, Monta Ellis added... More »

Hawks Welcome Bibby With Sloppy Loss

Kings break down Blazers, Grizzlies fall just short of Sonics

(Newser) - Mike Bibby proved not to be the panacea that Atlanta was hoping for—at least not yet—as his old rivals the Lakers trounced the Hawks 122-93. Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol each put up 23 points for Los Angeles, while Bibby's five points and three assists came on 16... More »

Ellis, Warriors Outplay Kings

Guard's 34 points helps Golden State to 105-102 victory

(Newser) - Monta Ellis made 18 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter, giving the Warriors the late surge they needed to beat the Kings 105-102. Stephen Jackson added 26 points for Golden State, but stopped the hearts of the home crowd when he went down clutching his ankle in the... More »

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