106-90 win over a Washington squad playing without All-Star point guard John Wall to bounce back from Sunday's series-opening loss and knot their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinals matchup at one game apiece.The Atlanta Hawks took advantage of the Washington Wizards' misfortune on Tuesday night, earning a
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Small forward DeMarre Carroll continued his somewhat surprising scoring streak, popping for a game-high 22 points on 9-for-16 shooting with six rebounds, four assists and a steal in 38 minutes. The 28-year-old Carroll, best known for his defensive work and the lone Hawk starter not to make the Eastern Conference All-Star team back in February, is Atlanta's leading scorer this postseason. He has now scored 20 or more points in six straight playoff games. The last Hawk to do that? Would you believe Dominique Wilkins back in 1988?
Atlanta's dynamic big men each provided monster nights. Power forward PaulRead More »from Hawks bounce back, beat Wall-less Wizards in Game 2 to tie series 1-1