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36mAndrew Han

Austin Rivers still stuck in dad's shadow

Austin Rivers had his best performance as a Clipper in Game 4, but it's not enough to get out from under his dad's shadow.

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3hMike Mazzeo

Lopez's play gives Nets a fighting chance

If Brooklyn has any chance of evening the series against Atlanta -- let alone pulling off the upset -- expect a heavy dose of Brook Lopez.

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Mavs run past Rockets to avoid sweep (1:47)

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Kevin Love injured on malicious play? (2:32)

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15hBrian Windhorst

Raptors face tough offseason decisions

After a first-round sweep by the Wizards, the Raptors have some difficult offseason choices to make in the wake of a disappointing finish

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Millsap ties it up in Brooklyn
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Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer drew up a beautiful play out of the timeout, Paul Millsap got to the bucket, and the Hawks and Nets are tied at 104 with 16.4 seconds left. Follow live

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It's coming down to the wire! Brooklyn leads Atlanta 104-102 with 24 seconds remaining. Nets are trying to even up the series.

Deron Williams returns the favor
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After Jeff Teague put the Hawks in front, Williams drilled a desperation three-pointer and found Brook Lopez under the rim the next time down, and the Nets have a one-possession lead with one minute left in the fourth. Follow live

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Jeff Teague comes up clutch for Hawks

Atlanta is the first team in its first-round series with the Nets to score 100 points in any of the four games thanks to a Jeff Teague layup in traffic. The Hawks are back in front late in regulation. Follow live

Bucks up at the half over Bulls

Coach Jason Kidd said before the game he wasn't worried about his starters' shooting. Michael Carter-Williams and Khris Middleton have rewarded his faith with a combined 29 points on 12-of-18 shooting, and the Bucks lead by 3. Follow live

Russillo @ryenarussillo

Seeing D Will go off, 30 pts so far. Crazy seeing how his body is moving in a way we haven't seen in a while. The confidence of makes.

J.A. Adande @jadande

Deron Williams hits a big 3 and does the Swaggy P. The Nick Young influence runs deep

The night belongs to Deron Williams

A 16-4 run by Brooklyn has the Nets in front of the Hawks midway through the fourth quarter, and Williams has led the way with a personal 8-0 run. He has 30 points on the night. Follow live

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Kevin Arnovitz @kevinarnovitz

Mike Budenholzer isn't screwing around any longer. All 5 Hawks starters back on the floor just at just under the 10:00 mark of 4th.

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Jeff Teague: 10 assists through 3 quarters. He's reached double-digits in assists through 3 quarters 5x this season, 3x vs the Nets

Hawks pound the paint in 3Q

The Hawks scored 22 paint points on 11-for-22 shooting in the first half. In the third quarter alone, Atlanta scored 20 paint points on 10-for-14 shooting to maintain its lead.

End of 3Q: Hawks 82, Nets 74
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The Nets pulled within 4 points but struggled to get over the hump against the Hawks as Atlanta led by as many as 12. Alan Anderson's layup in the final seconds cut the deficit to 8 and could provide the Nets with momentum to start the fourth quarter. Follow live

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End of 1Q: Bucks 23, Bulls 22

The Bucks stormed to a 9-0 lead before the Bulls woke up to challenge the visiting team at the United Center. Jimmy Butler (6 points), Pau Gasol (4 points) and Derrick Rose (4 points) helped lead the charge, but Chicago had no answer for Khris Middleton, who finished the quarter with a game-high 13 points. Follow live

Bulls back in the game

The Bucks started Game 5 on a 9-0 run, but since coach Tom Thibodeau called a timeout with 7:58 left in the first quarter, the Bulls have answered with a 15-4 run and lead by two with less than 3 minutes remaining. Follow live

Bucks hot, Bulls not

The Bucks opened the game on a 9-2 run to start Game 5, while the Bulls missed their first eight shots. Khris Middleton has 5 points, and Michael Carter-Williams has 4.

Hawks turn around turnovers

The Hawks trailed by a game-high 8 points when they called a timeout with 10:34 left in the first half. Before the timeout, Atlanta committed 8 turnovers (12 points allowed off TO). The Hawks committed 1 TO (0 points off TO) the rest of the 2nd quarter and now lead by 6 at the break. Follow live