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MILWAUKEE 3 - Orlando 1
Eastern Conference Best-of-Five First-Round Series
Game 1:
Bucks 103, Magic 90 | Box Score |NBA.com TV Highlights: 28.8+ ISDN+ | Postgame Presser: 56k | 256k | Audio
Game 2:
Bucks 103, Magic 96 | Box Score |NBA.com TV Highlights: 28.8+ ISDN+ | Postgame Presser: 56k | 256k | Audio
Game 3:
Magic 121, Bucks 116 | Box Score |NBA.com TV Highlights: 28.8+ ISDN+ | Postgame Presser: 56k | 256k | Audio
Game 4:
Bucks 112, Magic 104 | Box Score |NBA.com TV Highlights: 28.8+ ISDN+ | Postgame Presser: 56k | 256k | Audio

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Between Games 2 and 3, Lindsey Hunter discussed the camaraderie -- and obscurity -- of the Bucks, plus the intensity of the playoffs in answers to fan e-mail.
E-mail a question to Lindsey Hunter

Between Games 2 and 3, Darrell Armstrong discussed who needs to step up for the Magic in their series against the Bucks and his toughest opponent in answers to fan e-mail.
E-mail a question to Darrell Armstrong

Beyond the Box Score presented by IBM brings you a detailed statistical breakdown of the first round matchup between the Bucks and the Magic.

Tracy McGrady has been more than the Orlando Magic dared to hope for when they signed him in August. With Grant Hill out, T-Mac has become T-Man as the Magic head into the playoffs. Hoop magazine reports on the rise of the amazing McGrady.



FEATURES AND ANALYSIS

The Bucks' Glenn Robinson is older, wiser and better, with a bite that is much more dangerous than his bark. Hoop magazine reports on the Big Dog as he leads Milwaukee into the playoffs.
After getting the green light from coach Doc Rivers, Magic forward Pat Garrity has unleashed a three-for-all in Orlando.

High-flying Bucks forward Darvin Ham has found a home in Milwaukee, thanks to his penchant for getting in the mix down low.

Can the Magic overcome a nine-game losing streak against Milwaukee to upset the Central Division champs? NBA.com analyst Chris Ford previews the first-round series.
Bucks-Magic Head-to-Head Breakdown
Keys to Success: Bucks | Magic


BUCKS.COMORLANDOMAGIC.COM
Follow Milwaukee throughout the playoffs at Bucks.com
Get the skinny on Orlando's playoff run with the Magic's playoff section.


CHATS AND MAILBOXES

With the first round of the playoffs looming, Magic forward Pat Garrity discussed how Orlando can break its nine-game losing streak against Milwaukee and what it's like to be a clutch shooter when he chatted live on April 19.


HISTORY

Want to know who has the most points or rebounds in a single playoff game? Look no further than our compiled lists of single-game records.
Facts and figures on best-of-five series, and the history of escaping the first round of the playoffs.

How many times has the fifth seed beaten the fourth seed? How often does the top seed lose to the eighth seed? Find out the answers to those questions and more in the Success of Seeds.

Want to know who won the third-ever NBA title? Or who was MVP of the Knicks-Lakers Finals in 1973? Get a complete list of year-by-year NBA champions, runners-up and MVP's here.




Cassell
Sam Cassell battles Don Reid for the ball in Game 4.
Paul Chapman/NBAE Photos