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Posted May 9, 2012 by DJ Enuff in Sports
 
 

#NBAPlayoffs: Pacers close-out Magic! Hawks, Nuggets, Bulls stay alive!

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@SportsBata ..nuff said

The Pacers closed out the Magic (series), and the Hawks, Nuggets and Bulls stayed alive by winning their #NBA #Playoffs games, last night! Check out the Taj Gibson-Elton Brand scuffle video above! #JLin will still be out, while the #Knicks take on the Heat Game 5: 7PM TNT tonight!!! The Heat lead the #Playoff series 3-1, so the #Knicks must win-or-go-home!

The Indiana Pacers closed out the Orlando Magic series with a crushing 105-87 win, last night! The Magic went packing losing the series decidedly 4-1! Danny Granger led the Pacers with 25 points, and Nick Collison added 19 points! Jameer Nelson led the (Howard-less) Magic with 27 points! Check out Roy Hibbert denying ‘Big Baby’ Davis in the lane, Barbosa to Collison, and the quick #highlight reel videos below!

The Atlanta Hawks held-on against the Boston Celtics, 87-86, last night! The Hawks avoided elimination and now trail 3-2 in the #Playoff series! All the Hawks starting five hit double-digits w/ Al Horford leading with 19 points and 11 boards! C’s Paul Pierce and #KG each had 16 points apiece, and #Rondo added 13 points and 12 assists! Check out #Pierce dunk in the lane, #KG buzzer-beating three pointer, and the #WildFinishInAtlanta #highlight videos below!

The Denver Nuggets held-on to a 102-99 win over the LA Lakers, last night! The Nuggets put it all on the line, and needed to win to avoid elimination; the Lakers still lead the #Playoff series 3-2! #Kobe and Ramon Sessions missed wide-open threes that would have sent the game into OT! Nuggets’ Andre Miller (24 points) made big free-throws to get the final three point-lead, Arron Afflalo had 19, and Javale McGee was game MVP with 21 points and 14 boards! Lakers’ #Kobe finished strong with 43 points and #Bynum added 16 points and 11 boards! Check out Matt Barnes steal and lob, #Kobe sweet lay-up, and Javale McGee rebound and hard-dunk #highlight videos below!

The Chicago Bulls D helped them to stay alive and beat the Philadelphia 76er’s, 77-69, last night! The Bulls needed to win to avoid elimination, and now trail 3-2 in the #Playoff series! The game was straight up ugly with the Bulls leading 35-26 at halftime??!! Besides Bulls’ Luol Deng 24 points and Carlos Boozer 19 points and 13 boards, nobody was on the scoreboard! For the Sixers, besides Jru Holliday 16 points, everyone else barely reached double-digits! Check out Elton Brand and Taj Gibson scramble and elbows thrown video above! I do not know if (any) suspensions will given for this small melee?!

Pacers’ Roy Hibbert denies ‘Big Baby’ Davis in the lane:

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Pacers’ Barbosa to Collison:

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Pacers-Magic quick #highlight reel:

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C’s #Pierce dunks in the lane:

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#KG buzzer beater three (to end first quarter):

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#Hawks-Celtics #WildFinishInAtlanta:

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Lakers’ Matt Barnes steal and lob:

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#Kobe sweet lay-up:

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Nuggets’ Javale McGee rebound and hard dunk:

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