Wednesday , Dec , 01 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Atlanta Hawks Team Report – December 1

=== Atlanta Hawks Team Report – December 1 ===

(Sports Network) – The Atlanta Hawks early-season struggles continued on
Tuesday, as they dropped a 110-109 overtime decision to the New York Knicks at
Philips Arena.

Antoine Walker recorded a season-high 36 points and tallied 13 boards, but
missed the first of two free throws with two seconds left that would have
forced a second OT. He did, however, spark a 14-2 fourth quarter run that got
Atlanta back into the game.

Tony Delk had a season-high 21 points for the Hawks, who failed to hold on to
late leads in both the fourth quarter and overtime to lose for the seventh
straight time.

With the Hawks ahead 108-105 in OT, Jamal Crawford hit his first clutch shot
by draining a running jumper with 1:08 left. Later, with Atlanta still ahead
by a point, Crawford hit the game-winner.

Mohammed opened the door for the Hawks to tie the contest, fouling Walker with
two seconds left. However, Walker missed the first and, when trying to
intentionally miss the second, swished the shot to close the door.

Atlanta returns to the court on Friday versus the Washington Wizards.