Five Things We Learned in Game One of the Orlando-Atlanta Series

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Five Things We Learned in Game One of the Orlando-Atlanta Series

What a barn burner! The Magic eked this one out by 43 points as the Hawks, despite a energetic and determined effort, simply didn't have enough firepower to pull this one out.

OK...maybe it was a TAD more one sided than that.

The Magic are emerging as the playoff's most focused and prepared team, and proved it again last night by neutering the helpless Hawks in front of 17,461 people in Orlando.

The Hawks players, meanwhile, decided to fire Mike Woodson by shooting nothing but contested two-point jump shots and allowing only two Hawks to touch the ball per possession.

In Game One we learned that the only way Atlanta is getting momentum going in this series is if Howard's deltoids explode and Atlanta shoots the lights out for an entire game.

Read on to find out five more things we learned about this Eastern Conference semifinal series.

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