Atlanta Hawks Team Report – January 15
=== Atlanta Hawks Team Report – January 15 ===
(Sports Network) – The Atlanta Hawks missed out on their first chance at
back-to-back wins this season on Wednesday, as they dropped an 85-78
decision to the Indiana Pacers.
Shareef Abdur-Rahim paced five Atlanta players in double figures with 16
points. Jason Terry netted 15, while Dion Glover added 13 off the bench for
the Hawks, who have lost four of their last five games and were shooting for
consecutive victories for the first time since winning four in a row from
April 9-14 of last season..
It was the ninth consecutive loss in Indianapolis for the Hawks, who have
won just once at Conseco Fieldhouse, which opened in 1999.
Stephen Jackson scored 11 points and Nazr Mohammed had 10 as Atlanta
suffered its 14th road loss in 16 tries and fell to 5-19 away from home this
Atlanta, which has not topped the 100-point mark in its last 15 games, will
start a four-game winning streak on Saturday against Toronto. That game will
start a stretch of 11 of 13 in Atlanta for the Hawks before the NBA All-Star
break. The only remaining road games for Atlanta before February 18 are in
Detroit on January 25 and in Boston on February 6.