Atlanta Hawks Team Report – November 23
=== Atlanta Hawks Team Report – November 23 ===
(Sports Network) – Shareef Abdur-Rahim scored 26 points and Jason Terry
added 19, as the Atlanta Hawks defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 92-83, at
Philips Arena on Saturday.
Abdur-Rahim also pulled down nine rebounds and handed out five assists.
Stephen Jackson had 10 points for the Hawks, who won for only the second in
their last five games.
The Hawks held a 73-66 advantage after 36 minutes and then opened the fourth
quarter with a 12-0 burst to grab a commanding 85-66 lead. Chris Crawford
scored all six of his points during the decisive run.
The Cavaliers’ drought finally ended when LeBron James hit a jumper with 6 1/2
minutes remaining. Cleveland would eventually cut the deficit to nine at 88-79
on Jason Kapono’s three-point shot with 2:02 left.
Abdur-Rahim then hit back-to-back jumpers to seal it.
The Hawks are off until Monday when they host Ben Wallace and the Detroit