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Former 76ers, Nets star Darryl Dawkins dies at 58

One of the NBA's great dunkers, Darryl Dawkins, the first player to go directly from high school to the NBA, has died at the age of 58.

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Hawks crush Nets to advance in playoffs

The top-seeded Atlanta Hawks romped past the Brooklyn Nets 111-87 to punch their ticket to the second round of the NBA playoffs. The Hawks used a strong start to the second half to turn a slim lead at the interval into a blow-out, completing a four-games-

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Hawks hold off Nets to take 3-2 lead

Al Horford banged his dislocated finger and spent much of the game fiddling with it. Jeff Teague twisted his right ankle and hobbled to the locker room for a quick tape job. Horford and Teague scored 20 points apiece, helping the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks

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Deron Williams comes back to life with 35, Nets even series with Hawks | Ball Don't Lie - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The three-time All-Star scored just five points in the previous two games combined.

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Raptors blow 26-point lead but beat Nets 115-113

TORONTO (AP) -- Kyle Lowry scored a career playoff-high 36 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer after Toronto had blown a 26-point lead, and the Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 115-113 on Wednesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series.

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Nets beat Raptors despite 4 of 24 on 3s

Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each scored 24 points, Paul Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the final quarter and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Toronto Raptors 94-87 Saturday in Game 1 of their first round playoff series. Shaun Livingston scored 10 poi