Magic Take 3-0 Lead With 105-75 Win Over Hawks in NBA Conference Semifinal

The Orlando Magic moved within one game of reaching the National Basketball Association conference finals with a 105-75 win over the Atlanta Hawks.

Rashard Lewis scored 22 points today for the Magic, who have a 3-0 Eastern Conference lead in the best-of-seven series. Dwight Howard had 21 points at Philips Arena in Atlanta.

Jamal Crawford was top scorer with 22 points for the Hawks, who will try to avoid elimination from the playoffs on May 10 in Atlanta.

In tonight’s game, the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers will try for three straight against the Utah Jazz in their Western Conference semifinal series.

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