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Hawks Vs. Raptors Score Update: Atlanta Leads Toronto 54-51 At Halftime

Looking to clinch a playoff berth, the Hawks are leading the Raptors in Toronto 54-51 at the break.

These teams met in Atlanta on Sunday night, and the Raptors used a 12-point edge in the second quarter to take a sizable lead into the locker room and cruised to a 102-86 victory. A win Monday night would tie the Hawks with the Celtics for fourth place in the Eastern Conference and clinch a playoff spot.

Joe Johnson leads the Hawks with 11 points on 4-for-8 shooting, along with three assists. Jeff Teague has 10 points and six assists. Ivan Johnson has eight points on 4-for-5 shooting in 12 minutes off the bench. James Johnson has 15 points off the bench for the Raptors. The Hawks were 3-for-11 from three-point range.

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