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Johnson, Hawks finish off Heat

Originally Published: May 3, 2009
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com

ATLANTA -- Joe Johnson took a pass in the corner from Mike Bibby, splashed in his third straight 3-pointer, and then -- in a rare display of emotion from the Hawks' taciturn star -- pumped his fist and let out a roar.

His slump was over. And so was this series.

Atlanta's All-Star guard shot 39.1 percent in the first six games, but he shook off an 0-for-5 first quarter to hit three straight 3s in the second. That sparked a 15-4 second-quarter run, which ...

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