11 May 2010

Magic, Lakers through

6:47 pm on 11 May 2010

The Orlando Magic has won its NBA basketball playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks in a 4-nil whitewash.

The Magic sealed the best-of-seven Eastern Conference series with a 98-84 road win over the Hawks in Atlanta.

The LA Lakers also whitewashed the Utah Jazz 4-nil in their Western Conference series after a 111 to 96 road win at Salt Lake City.

And the Australian men's basketball team will be without their NBA superstar Andrew Bogut at the FIBA World Championships starting in Turkey in August, after the 213 centimetre tall centre was forced to withdraw from the squad due to injury.