Hawks close out Nets behind Millsap

...six assists and the Atlanta Hawks finally finished off the Brooklyn Nets in six games, advancing to the Eastern Conference semifinals...team that ran such precision offense for most of the season.Brooklyn came right back with a 14-4 run and Atlanta's lead was...

Hawks carry momentum into second round of playoffs

...because it didn't have anything to play for, and then endured five tougher-than-expected games against eighth-seeded Brooklyn before wrapping up the opening-round victory with a 111-87 blowout Friday night."When we are playing the right way...

Nets out to force top-seeded Hawks to go the distance in first round

...over the final weeks of the season, and Brooklyn Nets, who didn't even have a postseason...competitive series of the first round.Now Brooklyn will try to extend it.The Nets, who...absent during a 38-44 regular season, Brooklyn can push the East's No. 1 seed to a...

David Beckham, 40, is retired but still in spotlight

...married in 1999.The first three of their four children - Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper - grew up there before the family...million).That proved a convenient location for 16-year-old Brooklyn, their eldest child, when he trained with English Premier...

Hawks fend off Nets, take series lead

...top-seeded Atlanta Hawks hold off the Brooklyn Nets 107-97 Wednesday night in an NBA...17 at the end of the first quarter, Brooklyn might have returned home with an improbable...series, with Game 6 on Friday night in Brooklyn. If needed, Game 7 would be back at...

Nets beat Hawks behind 35 from Deron Williams, tie series at 2-2

...career high with 35 points, and Brooklyn pulled out a 120-115 overtime victory...3-season history of NBA basketball in Brooklyn."What a basketball game that was...consecutive times this season before Brooklyn won the past two.

Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan in talks with the NBA's Thunder

...soon." Atlanta's Kyle Korver won the NBA Sportsmanship Award and received the Joe Dumars Trophy before the Hawks played Brooklyn in Game 5 of their series.KENTUCKY: Alex Poythress will return next season from a knee injury and give coach John Calipari...

Hawks go up 2-0 on Nets behind Millsap

...tougher-than-expected test from the Brooklyn Nets, holding on for a 96-91 victory...The best-of-seven series shifts to Brooklyn for the next two contests. Game 3 is...the opener won by the Hawks 99-92. Brooklyn ripped off 12 straight points in the...

Nets beat Hawks, pull within 2-1 in series

...On their seventh try this season, the Brooklyn Nets finally got a victory over the Atlanta...added 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Brooklyn trimmed Atlanta's lead to 2-1 with...double-doubles in the first two games.Nets: Brooklyn had dropped seven straight to Atlanta...

Wesley Lemacks

...Lemons, and Jason and Chelsey Lemons; as well as his nieces and nephews, Myke, Tessa, Jeremy, Ben, Morgan, Alyssa and Brooklyn. Pallbearers will be Matthew Sollie, Will Lively, Shawn Stelter, Josh Stelter, Greg Lemons, and Jason Lemons. Wes was...