Orlando Magic Set Up For Game 5 Win As Atlanta Hawks Struggle

Now this looks more familiar: the Orlando Magic are pounding the Atlanta Hawks by 23 points at halftime in a playoff game. Up 58-35, Orlando is in great shape to force a Game 6 in Atlanta.

Jason Richardson and Ryan Anderson have each hit a pair of threes, with Richardson boasting a game-high 12 points. Josh Smith leads Atlanta with 11 points and six boards, but has started taking bad shots. He's taking better shots than his teammates are, of course, but still. Dwight Howard has just six points and three boards in 14 minutes.

The Magic have forced eight turnovers and 34 percent shooting while getting their offense going, a pairing that they've been missing so far during this series.

Be sure to check out our Magic vs. Hawks hub for full series coverage. For more on the Magic, visit Orlando Pinstriped Post. For more on the Hawks, visit Peachtree Hoops and SB Nation Atlanta.  

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