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Hawks grab opener from Bucks

Hawks grab opener from Bucks

The Atlanta Hawks opened up a 17 point lead after the first quarter as they rolled past the Milwaukee Bucks 102-92 in Game 1 of their opening round playoff series at Philips Arena on Saturday.

Atlanta covered the 8.5-point spread set by sportsbooks, and the combined score made it OVER the posted total of 186.5.

Joe Johnson led the Hawks with 22 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Brandon Jennings netted a game-high 34 points for the Bucks in a losing cause.