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Forward Shelden Williams is making the Boston Celtics his fourth NBA team in four seasons, The Boston Globe reported Monday. The newspaper said the club has reached an agreement with Williams on a one-year contract.
Dwyane Wade, playing through back spasms, scored 41 points Friday and sent the Miami Heat storming past Atlanta 98-72 to force a Game 7 in their playoff series. The final game of the series will be played Sunday in Atlanta, the winner earning a meeting with top-seeded Cleveland in the second round. Atlanta had won the two previous games to give itself a chance to close out the Heat, but got off to a poor start Friday and could not make a game of it in the second half. Michael Beasley added 22...
Zaza Pachulia had 12 points and 18 rebounds Monday when Atlanta won its first road playoff game since 1997 by beating Miami, 81-71. The victory enabled the Hawks to even their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series at 2-2, with Game 5 set for Wednesday in Atlanta. Mike Bibby scored 15 points and Joe
Josh Smith scored 23 points for Atlanta Sunday in a 90-64 blitz of the Miami Heat, opening their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Joe Johnson contributed 15 points, Al Horford 13 and Mike Bibby, Marvin Williams and Zaza Pachulia 10 each for the Hawks. Miami star Dwyane Wade had 19 points but also committed eight turnovers.
Joe Johnson scored 30 points Wednesday and Atlanta pulled away late to defeat Milwaukee 113-105. The Hawks have virtually wrapped up a home-court edge in the opening round of the playoffs. Atlanta, which is in fourth place in the Eastern Conference, has a 3 1/2-game lead over Miami.
Joe Johnson and Josh Smith each scored 25 points Tuesday, pacing the Atlanta Hawks to a 118-110 win over the Toronto Raptors. It was Atlanta's first road victory since March 2 at Washington and improved the Hawks' fourth-place standing in the Eastern Conference. Maurice Evans added 17 points, Al Horford 15 points and 12 rebounds, and Mike Bibby 13 points and 10 assists for Atlanta. Chris Bosh had 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Raptors.
Mike Bibby hit five 3-point shots for Atlanta Sunday en route to an 86-76 Hawks victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. Bibby was 5-for-6 from 3-point range and finished with 21 points. Flip Murray had 14 points, and Joe Johnson connected on just 4-of-18 shots and finished with 10 points for Atlanta. Pau Gasol scored 21 points for the Western Conference top-seeded Lakers, who had won their previous five games.
Flip Murray scored 30 points Monday to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 109-97 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Mike Bibby added 20 points and nine assists and Joe Johnson had 20 points and eight rebounds for Atlanta, which has won eight of its last nine games.
Al Horford had 23 points and 12 rebounds Tuesday, sparking the Atlanta Hawks to a 119-97 win over the Sacramento Kings. Josh Smith added 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Joe Johnson 20 points for Atlanta, which has won six straight.
The Atlanta Hawks, led by Joe Johnson's 35 points, won their fifth straight game Sunday, ripping the Portland Trail Blazers 98-80. The Hawks took control of the contest late in the third quarter and coasted to the win. Josh Smith contributed 19 points, Mike Bibby had 15 and Al Horford 13 for Atlanta. Brandon Roy tallied 29 points and added five assists, and LaMarcus Aldridge scored 19 points for Portland, which had won six of its previous eight games.
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