Scoreboard Watching: Nets Create Separation From Hawks
The Hawks lost a game on the Brooklyn Nets last night in the race for the fourth spot in the East.
Meanwhile, Brooklyn completed a successful 5-3 road trip by knocking off the Cavaliers 113-95. The Nets got 27 from MarShon Brooks and return home for the first time in 17 days to play the Chicago Bulls tonight.
The Boston Celtics beat Detroit 98-93, keeping the pressure on the Hawks and Bulls to stay ahead of them.
Biggest winner: Nets
Brooklyn got some cushion for a first-round series at home and finished a grueling road trip with a winning record. The Nets have to be feeling good coming home.
Biggest loser: Hawks
Atlanta was short-handed but still had an opportunity to get a big home win over a playoff team. Instead the Hawks are two games out of fourth with six to go. Making up ground from here will be difficult.
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