ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 29: Kevin Garnett #9 of the Boston Celtics defends a drive by Josh Smith #5 of the Atlanta Hawks in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on April 29, 2012 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The Hawks won 83-74. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
The first round of SB Nation's mythical NBA 3 on 3 tournament is in the books and the second round is set. If you haven't been keeping up you can visit this story stream for the rules and first round results. Atlanta's team of rookie John Jenkins, Josh Smith and Al Horford survived their first-round matchup against Toronto. Waiting for the Hawks in the second round is a matchup with the Boston Celtics.
Boston's hypothetical team of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo defeated Brooklyn's team of Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez. No matter for the Hawks it seems that the road to advance in any playoff scenario, mythical or real, goes through Boston.
Click here for a complete look at the second round matchups.