Atlanta 91, Miami 78
Joe Johnson scored 27 points, including six 3-pointers, in the series’ decisive Game 7. The Hawks advanced to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 1999 and now face LeBron James and the Cavaliers. Dwyane Wade scored 31 points for the Heat.
at Denver 109, Dallas 95
Nene scored 18 of his career playoff-high 24 points in the first half of the first day game in the Pepsi Center’s 10-year history. Carmelo Anthony added 23 points, including a dunk off J.R. Smith’s behind-the-back assist that rocked the arena. Game 2 is Tuesday night.