After losing the first two games in the series, Brooklyn responded well by winning two straight with solid play from Brook Lopez and a vintage Deron Williams performance. The Nets have never lost a Game 6 in the first round and faced with a must-win game, the pressure will be on to extend the series.
Meanwhile, Atlanta moves onto the next round with a win and would be set to face the Washington Wizards on Sunday at 10:00 p.m. PST on ABC. The Hawks got double-figure scoring from all starters in Game 5 and will look to maintain this balanced attack for a close-out victory tonight.
- Atlanta Hawks vs. Brooklyn Nets, 5:00 p.m. PST (ESPN)
- Thunder hire Billy Donovan as head coach
- Andrew Wiggins named 2014-15 NBA Rookie of the Year
- Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard to seek designated five-year max extension
- Rob Hennigan, Magic agree to extension through 2017-18 season
- Warriors' GM Bob Myers wins 2014-15 NBA Executive of the Year
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