Atlanta Hawks Team Report – December 10
=== Atlanta Hawks Team Report – December 10 ===
(Sports Network) – The Atlanta Hawks try for their first winning streak of the
season tonight when they travel to the Pyramid to tangle with the Memphis
On Tuesday, Jacque Vaughn scored a career-high 23 points to lead Atlanta past
the upstart Denver Nuggets, 112-98, at Philips Arena.
Shareef Abdur-Rahim pitched in with 22 points and nine rebounds for the Hawks,
who snapped a four-game skid. Jason Terry added 20 points and 11 assists for
his first double-double of the year, as Atlanta had three players score at
least 20 points for the first time this season.
Theo Ratliff chipped in a season-high 12 points, while Nazr Mohammed had 12
points and 10 boards to record his first double-double of the season,
Forward Stephen Jackson was suspended for last night’s win after a heated
exchange with the coaching staff in Cleveland last weekend, and is expected to
be back in the lineup tonight.
Atlanta, which is 3-9 away from home this season, will be starting a two-game
road trip tonight.
The Hawks have won four of its last five and five of its last seven against
Memphis, including three of their last four on the Grizzlies’ court.