Hawks pound the paint in 3Q
The Hawks scored 22 paint points on 11-for-22 shooting in the first half. In the third quarter alone, Atlanta scored 20 paint points on 10-for-14 shooting to maintain its lead.
End of 3Q: Hawks 82, Nets 74
The Nets pulled within 4 points but struggled to get over the hump against the Hawks as Atlanta led by as many as 12. Alan Anderson's layup in the final seconds cut the deficit to 8 and could provide the Nets with momentum to start the fourth quarter. Follow live
End of 1Q: Bucks 23, Bulls 22
The Bucks stormed to a 9-0 lead before the Bulls woke up to challenge the visiting team at the United Center. Jimmy Butler (6 points), Pau Gasol (4 points) and Derrick Rose (4 points) helped lead the charge, but Chicago had no answer for Khris Middleton, who finished the quarter with a game-high 13 points. Follow live
Bulls back in the game
The Bucks started Game 5 on a 9-0 run, but since coach Tom Thibodeau called a timeout with 7:58 left in the first quarter, the Bulls have answered with a 15-4 run and lead by two with less than 3 minutes remaining. Follow live
Bradford Doolittle @bbdoolittle
Bucks hot, Bulls not
The Bucks opened the game on a 9-2 run to start Game 5, while the Bulls missed their first eight shots. Khris Middleton has 5 points, and Michael Carter-Williams has 4.
Hawks turn around turnovers
The Hawks trailed by a game-high 8 points when they called a timeout with 10:34 left in the first half. Before the timeout, Atlanta committed 8 turnovers (12 points allowed off TO). The Hawks committed 1 TO (0 points off TO) the rest of the 2nd quarter and now lead by 6 at the break. Follow live
Hawks get it done from deep in first half
Atlanta is 9-of-16 from 3-point range so far, and the Hawks lead the Nets 51-45 at the break. Deron Williams is finally breaking out, however, as he has 13 points to lead the Nets. Follow live
Game 5: Bucks-Bulls, 8 p.m. ET
Fresh off their buzzer-beater in Game 4, the Bucks look to stave off elimination on the road. Meanwhile, Chicago (3-1 series lead) hopes the 26-turnover disaster that allowed Jerryd Bayless' game-winner Saturday is history. Follow live
Atlanta's Junkyard Dog doing it all
DeMarre Carroll just had a bit of a moment in Game 4 between the Hawks and Nets. He knocked down two triples, grabbed an offensive board on the next possession, then assisted Mike Scott's triple on a third trip down, and the Hawks are back in front. Follow live
Horford set to return for Hawks
Al Horford is back on the Atlanta bench with a fresh batch of tape wrapped around his injured right pinkie. The Hawks could use him, as the Nets have used another run from Deron Williams to take the lead midway through the second. Follow live
Nick Friedell @NickFriedell
Derrick Rose's warmup song: Young Jeezy -- Put On. Jimmy Butler's warmup song: Taylor Swift -- Blank Space.
J.A. Adande @jadande
Deron Williams showing flashes of 2011 and the Nets have a 4-point lead in 2Q
Ben Alamar @BenAlamar
Hawks are hitting 80% from 3 and still losing by 6?
Kevin Arnovitz @kevinarnovitz
Al Horford now returning to Atlanta locker room to have his finger looked at.
Horford hurt for Hawks in second
The Nets are on a 13-0 run, including outscoring Atlanta 7-0 so far in the second quarter. Worse for the Hawks: Al Horford waved to the bench while holding his right hand, the same hand on which he dislocated his pinkie in Game 1. Follow live
ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo
Deron Williams scored 11 points in the 1st quarter. He scored 11 points in a GAME only once in his previous 8 games
Kevin Arnovitz @kevinarnovitz
Hawks' last 5 possessions of 1st Q: Bad pass, bad pass, Missed J, bad pass, bad pass. Brooklyn 25, Atlanta 24 after 12 minutes.
Deron Williams' big first leads Nets
D-Will has struggled through Brooklyn's first 3 games against the Hawks, but he's coming alive tonight. He has 11 points, and a late run by the Nets has Brooklyn in front by 1 headed to the second. Follow live