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NBA: Late foul called incorrectly against Celtics in Game 6

NBA: Late foul called incorrectly against Celtics in Game 6

nba.com ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated May 11, 2012
The NBA says a foul against Boston with 3.1 seconds left in Atlanta's season-ending loss on Thursday should have been called sooner, which would have given the Hawks a free throw instead of just the ball out of bounds.
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  • With nine free agents, Hawks have decisions to make

    With nine free agents, Hawks have decisions to make

    The Atlanta Hawks on Friday entered a painfully early start to their offseason of uncertainty.
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  • Hawks Forward Ivan Johnson Shows Boston A Different Bird

    Hawks Forward Ivan Johnson Shows Boston A Different Bird

    dimemag.com yahoo.com May 11, 2012
    Ivan Johnson doesn’t go out quietly. When he played professionally in Korea, he was banned for life for making an “obscene gesture at a referee.” That is a nice way of saying he dropped a middle finger on a ref over there and was subsequently the la
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  • KG to Hawks co-owner: Thanks for 'extra gas'

    KG to Hawks co-owner: Thanks for 'extra gas'

    ESPN.com May 11, 2012
    Boston Celtics center Kevin Garnett opened his post-Game 6 news conference by firing a shot across the bow of Hawks co-owner Michael Gearon Jr. for derogatory comments he made about Garnett on Wednesday.
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  • Sources: Blazers interested in Hawks GM Sund

    Sources: Blazers interested in Hawks GM Sund

    ESPN.com May 11, 2012
    Atlanta Hawks general manager Rick Sund, who is in the last year of his contract, has drawn interest from the Portland Trail Blazers, according to sources.
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  • Video - Hawks vs. Celtics: Game 6 01:50

    Hawks vs. Celtics: Game 6

    May 11
    The Boston Celtics hang on to beat the Atlanta Hawks in Game 6 and will advance to face the Sixers in Round Two.

Sports Columnists

  • Source -- Miami Heat's LeBron James wins third career MVP award

    May 11
    Heat forward LeBron James is the NBA's MVP for a third time, putting him alongside some of the game's all-time greats.
  • Ian Thomsen: Conference semifinal preview: No. 4 Celtics vs. No. 8 Sixers

    May 11
    The 76ers looked hopeless throughout the second half of the season while surrendering the division championship to Boston. But Philadelphia was able to hold onto the final playoff spot and then take advantage of injuries to Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah …
  • Ian Thomsen: With the weight of Philly on him, Iguodala sends Sixers past …

    May 11
    He was whispering to his son as the weight of the game, the season and his entire career thrust itself down upon him with 2.2 seconds remaining. His son was far away, out of sight, but Andre Iguodala spoke to him all the same.
  • NBA playoffs -- The Lakers' Game 6 disaster was a matter of nobody minding…

    May 11
    The Lakers' Game 6 demise was led by a host of Lakers who weren't violently ill earlier in the day, writes J.A. Adande.