Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 5/8/12
Boston Celtics (3-1) at Atlanta Hawks (1-3) Tuesday, May 8, 2012 8:00 PM ET Round 1, Game #5, Road Game #3 TV:  TNT, CSNNE, FSSO, TSN2 Radio:  WEEI Philips Arena Referees:  Dan Crawford, David Jones, Tom Washington The Celtics could close this series out with a win in this game.  The prospect of getting some rest before facing either the Sixers or the Bulls should be enough motivation for the them to get this done. After the beat down that the Celtics gave the Hawks in game 4, the Celtics need to keep their momentum and come out focused and ready to play and then sit back and wait for their second round opponent. After 3 so-so games, the Celtics finally showed what they are capable of with a dominant blow out win in game 4.  Hopefully the Celtics come out with the same mindset and put the Hawks away early because letting them hang around and gain confidence would be a big mistake.  We've seen that the Hawks can be a dangerous team if the Celtics don't play their best....
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