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NBA - US Sports: Hawks and Pelicans complete playoff line-up

Atlanta Hawks overcame Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday to claim the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference.

There was also success for New Orleans Pelicans, who stunned Los Angeles Clippers to secure the last remaining playoff place in the West, and you can follow the NBA action on our Sports Live Streaming hub.

Duo secure playoff spots

Atlanta go on to face Miami Heat in the first round and they are 13/4 to win the series, with the Heat priced at 4/17.

New Orleans will take on Phoenix Suns after pulling off an upset to land the eighth seed in the West.

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NBA - US Sports: Hawks and Pelicans keep play-off hopes alive

The Clippers were dealt a huge blow ahead of Friday's game against the Pelicans as star man Paul George was ruled out due to the NBA's health and safety protocols.

The Pelicans made a strong start and held an eight-point lead by the end of the third quarter but the Clippers fought back and led by as much as 13 points early in the fourth, only for New Orleans to mount a response of their own as they went on to claim a 105-101 win in LA.

Ingram stars

Former Laker Brandon Ingram led the game in scoring as the New Orleans forward weighed in with 30 points, six rebounds and six assists to send the Pelicans to the playoffs and line-up a best-of-seven series against Phoenix.

Atlanta, who reached the Eastern Conference finals last season, trailed by 11 points at the end of the first quarter in Cleveland but a huge performance from guard Trae Young turned the game around.

The Hawks star finished the game with 38 points and nine assists as Atlanta won 107-101, outscoring the Cans 23-17 in the fourth quarter to secure their playoffs spot.

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