.Brooklyn, NY, USA
Brooklyn Nets guard James Harden had missed 20 of 21 late-season contests due to the injury. (Photo credit: Twitter/JamesHarden)

  • Brooklyn Nets' James Harden has been sidelined with a right hamstring injury
  • Green's MRI showed that he suffered a right calf strain on Friday
  • Brooklyn and Philadelphia are leading 2-1 in their respective series

.Atlanta, GA, USA
Joel Embiid scored nine rebounds and eight assists against the Atlanta Hawks. (Photo credit: Twitter/JoelEmbiid)

  • Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Atlanta Hawks with a score of 127-111
  • Philadelphia's Tobias Harris scored 22 points and Ben Simmons tallied 18 points
  • The 76ers lead the series 2-1

.New York, NY, USA
The coach of the year voting is carried out by a global panel of 100 sports journalists and broadcasters. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • New York Knicks returned to the playoffs for the first time since 2013
  • Tom Thibodeau was appointed to the Knicks coaching role last July
  • Thibodeau won the coach of the year accolade in 2010-2011 season

Trae Young top scored for the Hawks vs the Sixers. (Photo Credit: Twitter/Atlanta Hawks)

  • Trae Young top scored for the Hawks with 35 points
  • The Hawks go 1-0 up in the best of 7 tie
  • The series winner will face Milwaukee or Brooklyn to determine a berth in next month's NBA Finals

Seth Curry's 30-point display helped the Sixers shrug off the injury absence of Joel Embiid on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@sixers)

  • The Philadelphia 76ers beat the Washington Wizards  129-112 to complete a 4-1 series win
  • In New York, the Hawks brought the Knicks' season to an end with a 103-89 victory, clinching the series 4-1
  • The Sixers and Hawks will now meet for a place in the Eastern Conference finals

.New York, NY, USA
Trae Young had 25 points, 1 rebound and 9 assists. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@TheTraeYoung)

  • Atlanta Hawks hammered New York Knicks 113-96 on Sunday
  • Trae Young scored a match-high 27 points
  • The Hawks are just a win away from sealing a spot in Round 2

.Atlanta, GA, USA
Trae Young scored 21 points and 14 assists in the game. (Photo credit: Twitter/ @ATLHawks)

  • Atlanta Hawks won the NBA playoff game against Atlanta Hawks with a margin of 105-94
  • Trae Young scored 21 points and a game-high of 14 assists to lead his side to victory
  • While Derrick Rose of the Knicks scored 30 points, his team could not clinch the game

.New York, NY, USA
(Photo Credit: Twitter/@nyknicks)

  • Knicks and Hawks will face other in the playoff series third time
  • The match starts at 7 pm EST
  • The series is tied 1-1 for now

.New York, NY, USA
Coming off the bench, Derrick Rose produced a solid 26 point performance for the Knicks. (Photo credit: Instagram/@nynicks)

  • New York Knicks, after a loss in the first game, levelled scores 1-1 on Thursday
  • Despite Atlanta Hawks taking a substantial lead in the first half, the New York side came back hard in the third and fourth quarters

.New York, NY, USA
Trae Young scored a total of 32 points. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ATLHawks)

  • Atlanta Hawks clinched a close 107-105 win agains the New York Knicks
  • The decisive fourth quarter saw Trae Young and Bogdan Bogdanovic scoring the final points for the Atlanta side
  • Knicks and Hawks are again sheduled to meet next Wednesday in the second game of their best-of-seven series