NBA Basketball

Boston Celtics (48-34)


Sun. 4/24 Tue. 4/26 Thu. 4/28
vs. Atl 
W 104-95
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@ Atl 
L 83-110
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vs. Atl 
L 92-104
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Hawks overwhelm Celtics, move to 2nd round with 104-92 win

BOSTON (AP) The Atlanta Hawks had their best regular season in franchise history spoiled last year by a dismal showing against Cleveland in the Eastern Conference finals.

They will get another shot at the Cavaliers in the second round of the NBA playoffs.

Paul Millsap had 17 points and eight rebounds, and the Hawks advanced to the second round with a 104-92 Game 6 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night.

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Leaders
Points: Isaiah Thomas22.2
Rebounds: Jared Sullinger8.3
Assists: Isaiah Thomas6.2
FG%: Evan Turner45.6%
Steals: Jae Crowder1.73
Blocks: Amir Johnson1.05
Defense (Rank)
Points: 102.5 (13)
Rebounds: 46.0 (26)
Assists: 20.9 (6)
FG%: 44.1% (7)
FT%: 75.5% (14)
3P%: 33.6% (4)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 105.7 (5)
Rebounds: 44.9 (6)
Assists: 24.2 (6)
FG%: 43.9% (24)
FT%: 78.8% (6)
3P%: 33.5% (28)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Toronto 56 26 .683 --
x-Boston 48 34 .585 8.0
New York 32 50 .390 24.0
Brooklyn 21 61 .256 35.0
Philadelphia 10 72 .122 46.0
Full Standings
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/11/2016 John Holland Signed as Free Agent
3/28/2016 Coty Clarke 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
3/18/2016 Coty Clarke Signed to Second 10-Day Contract
3/7/2016 Coty Clarke Signed to 10-Day Contract
2/19/2016 David Lee Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/18/2016 Avery Bradley Pulled hamstring
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