Don't Sleep On The CelticsThe undermanned Celtics embody the "next man up" mantra, beating the 76ers to start what will be an entertaining NBA Playoff series.
Hawks Hold Off Nets' Late Burst, Take 3-2 Series LeadAl Horford and Jeff Teague scored 20 points apiece, helping the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks hold off the Brooklyn Nets 107-97 Wednesday night in an NBA playoff series that's closer than anyone envisioned.
Nets Make It Interesting, But Hawks Complete Season SweepAl Horford made the go-ahead basket on a dunk with 19 seconds remaining, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Brooklyn Nets 114-111 on Wednesday night to complete a season sweep.
3 Hawks, Durant And Westbrook Among NBA All-Star ReservesAl Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague were picked Thursday as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections.
Knicks Face 'Tough Game' Against HawksThe Knicks have suffered two nine-point losses to the Atlanta Hawks and the last meeting featured a fight heading into Wednesday night's game at Madison Square Garden.
Riding Win Over Heat, Knicks Travel To AtlantaThe Hawks will try to avoid losing consecutive home games for the first time in more than two months Friday night when they meet a Knicks team coming off an impressive home win.