NBA 2010 Playoffs 1st Round: Atlanta Hawks vs Milwaukee Bucks

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Joe Johnson thought the Atlanta Hawks had grown up enough to put away a team that’s missing one of its key players. Turns out, he was wrong.

Back home and all tied up in a series they expected to be on the verge of wrapping up, the Hawks got an uncharacteristic dressing-down from their low-key star. The Hawks were eager to wrap up the opening round as quickly as possible, especially facing a Milwaukee team that lost center Andrew Bogut late in the season.

Atlanta looked unstoppable in the first two games at home, taking advantage of mismatches all over the court, working the ball crisply to the open man and playing aggressively at the defensive end. All that changed when they got to Milwaukee.

The Hawks sleepwalked through Game 3, playing as though they expected the Bucks to roll over instead of come out with a sense of urgency. Milwaukee, one of the worst-shooting teams in the league, made 51 percent from the field on the way to a 107-89 blowout.

Atlanta was much more competitive in Game 4, a 111-104 loss, but still allowed the Bucks to connect on a staggering 55 percent of their shots.

No. 2 seed Orlando already wrapped up its series with a sweep of Charlotte. The Magic will be well-rested by the time they face either Atlanta or Milwaukee, another development that peeves Johnson.

The series is tied at 2-2 apiece and it’s anybody’s game. So, let’s just watch and enjoy the drama as these two teams battle for the chance to stay in the playoffs and have a chance to play in the 2010 NBA Finals.

Here’s Atlanta vs Milwaukee Series Matchup Results:

UPDATE: Hawks win series 4-3, advances to the Conference Semifinals and will face Orlando Magic

GAME 1 – Sat, April 17 5:30 pm @Atlanta ESPN
Atlanta 102 – Milwaukee 92

GAME 2 – Tue, April 20 7:00 pm @Atlanta NBA TV
Atlanta 96 – Milwaukee 86

GAME 3 – Sat, April 24 7:00 pm @Milwaukee ESPN
Atlanta 89 – Milwaukee 107

GAME 4 – Mon, April 26 8:30 pm ET @Milwaukee TBD
Atlanta 104 – Milwaukee 111

GAME 5 – Wed, April 28 8:00 pm ET @Atlanta FSS
Atlanta 87 – Milwaukee 91

GAME 6 – Fri, April 30 7:00 pm ET @Milwaukee ESPN
Atlanta 83 – Milwaukee 69

GAME 7 – Sun, May 2 1:00 pm ET @Atlanta ABC
Atlanta 95 – Milwaukee 74

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GAME 5 UPDATE: Jennings scored 25 points, Thomas drew a crucial charging foul against Joe Johnson and the Bucks stunned the home team with a 14-0 run late in the game, beating the favored Hawks 91-87 on Wednesday night for a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.Milwaukee’s third straight win over third-seeded Atlanta gives the upstarts a chance to wrap up the series at home in Game 6 on Friday night.

GAME 6 UPDATE: Atlanta Hawks beat Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 83-69 to extend the series and force Game 7 on Sunday May 2 at their home. Crawford scored 24 points.

GAME 7 UPDATE: Hawks advance to face Magic in East semifinals after routing Bucks in Game 7. Jamal Crawford scored 22 points, Al Horford put up a double-double and Atlanta pulled away for a 95-74 win Sunday that gave the Hawks a 4-3 triumph in the tougher-than-expected series.

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