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Hawks stifle Boston in 1st quarter, lead 2-0 after 89-72 win

Talk about a short memory. Kyle Korver came out shooting, and this time he couldn't miss.

The Boston Celtics? They couldn't make anything.

Shaking off a dismal performance in the playoff opener, Korver swished four 3-pointers in the opening minutes to propel Atlanta to a stunning 21-point lead before many fans had settled into their seats Tuesday night. There wasn't much doubt after that, the Hawks cruising to an 89-72 victory and a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference series.

"We all have pride, right?" said Korver, who went 1 of 10 on Saturday and missed all seven of his 3-point attempts. "I wanted to come out and play better the second...

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