Atlanta Hawks Beat Milwaukee Bucks to Reach Second Round of NBA Playoffs

The Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 95-74 in the decisive seventh game of their series to move into the second round of the National Basketball Association playoffs.

Jamal Crawford scored 22 points and Al Horford had 16 points and 15 rebounds at Atlanta’s Philips Arena for the Hawks, who will play the Orlando Magic next.

Atlanta is seeded third in the Eastern Conference and Orlando, which swept the Charlotte Bobcats in the opening round, is the second seed. Their best-of-seven conference semifinal starts May 4 in Orlando.

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