3 May 2011

Hawks upset Bulls

5:41 pm on 3 May 2011

The Atlanta Hawks have beaten the top-seeded Chicago Bulls 103-95 in the opening second round match of the National Basketball Association's Eastern Conference playoff series.

The Hawks upset the Orlando Magic 4-2 in their best-of-seven first round series and carried the momentum into Chicago, sealing the win with a strong final quarter.

Atlanta's Joe Johnson top-scored with 34 points, making all five of his three-pointer attempts.

Game two's in Chicago on Thursday.