Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 5/10/12
The 2012 series between the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks,which may go down as one of the ugliest series in NBA history, came to a close tonight as the Boston Celtics defeated the Hawks in a squeeker. The Celtics will now move on to face the Philadelphia 76ers starting this Monday, but before we look forward lets take a look back at Game 6. The real headscratcher of the game came in the closing minutes with the Hawks making one final push to tie things up, Marquis Daniels was pegged to guard...Al Horford? Yes, you read that right. Daniels fouled Horford sending the Center to the line with a chance to tie the game, but the Hawks showed their veteran leadership and playoff experience as Horford clanked the first shot. In typical Hawk fashion he missed the shot he needed to make and made the shot he needed to miss. Paul Pierce would clinch the game from the free throw line as the Garden faithful gave the Celtics a much deserved round of applause after a hard fought series. Of...
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