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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

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.

Mike Mazzeo @MazzESPN

Seven straight points for Atlanta and D-Will/Lopez about to check in. Lionel going D-Will/Jack which may work with both playing well. #Nets

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

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


Brooklyn Nets @BrooklynNets

Baller Stat: With his 3rd 3-pointer tonight, D-Will moved into a tie w/ Vince Carter for 3rd in Nets' playoff history (41 3-pointers made).

Matt Barnes @Matt_Barnes22

Not a knock on Jr cause he's the homie, but I get 1game for pushing someone! Let me take a swing w/a closed fist. NBA picks & chooses #joke


Disciplines handed out after Game 4 of CLE/BOS: • J.R. Smith suspended 2 gms • Kelly Olynyk suspended 1 gm • Kendrick Perkins fined $15,000