NBA EAST CAPSULES
60-22 (Home: 35-6; Road: 25-16)
38-44 (Home: 19-22; Road: 19-22)
Season series: Atlanta, 4-0.
Key stat: Atlanta plays well on both sides of the ball. They were 10th in the NBA in scoring (102.2) and fifth in points allowed (97.1).
Outlook: The Hawks must prove they are up to the challenge of coming out of the East by dispatching the Nets, otherwise there will be a lot of "told-you-sos" if Atlanta struggles in the series. The inconsistent Nets will need Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez to...