Atlanta dump Boston out of NBA playoffs

Atlanta will play Cleveland in the second round of the NBA playoffs after a defeating Boston 104-92 in game six.

Hawks eliminate Celtics in six games

Los Angeles (AFP) - Paul Millsap had 17 points and eight rebounds as the Atlanta Hawks eliminated the Boston Celtics with a 104-92 win in game six of the first round playoff series Thursday.

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NBA's Raptors stun Pacers, Atlanta trounce Celtics

Los Angeles (AFP) - DeMar DeRozan returned to form with 34 points as the Toronto Raptors overturned a double-digit deficit to defeat the Indiana Pacers 102-99 and seize control of their best-of-seven …

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Hawks crush Celtics to take NBA series lead

Miami (AFP) - The Atlanta Hawks scored a crushing 110-83 victory over the Boston Celtics to seize the initiative in their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.

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Nowitzki plans for 19th NBA season

German basketball powerhouse Dirk Nowitzki says he plans to play on in the NBA and complete a 19th season for the Dallas Mavericks.

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