It came down to the very last seconds, but the Atlanta Hawks managed to finish off the Orlando Magic last night in game 6 at Philips Arena, beating them 84-81 to advance to the Eastern Conference semi-finals.
The fifth-seeded Hawks will open the second round on Monday at No. 1 seed Chicago.
Unfortunately the Hawks may have to play the Bulls without their starting point guard, Kirk Hinrich, who left the game late with what the team said is a strained right hamstring and was to have an MRI on Friday.
At one point the Hawks were up by 12 points against Orlando but the Magic managed to fight their way back into the game. In the end though, the Hawks were able to silence critics who question the team’s ability to win under pressure.
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