After odd night, Hawks get even

Atlanta's first road playoff win since 1997 a strong bounce-back effort against Miami

Originally Published: April 28, 2009
By Stephen A. Smith | ESPN.com

MIAMI -- They missed one shot after another. They surrendered two straight four-point plays, forfeiting their momentum. They displayed their inexperience.

But when it was finally over, after the Miami Heat had pushed, prodded and used everything but the temptation of South Beach to distract the youngsters from Atlanta, the Hawks still departed flying high, having escaped with an 81-71 win at Miami's AmericanAirlines Arena in Game 4 of this first-round playoff series to reclaim home-court ...

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