Atlanta Hawks Team Report – December 7
=== Atlanta Hawks Team Report – December 7 ===
(Sports Network) – Antoine Walker posted his sixth double-double of the year
with 22 points and 12 rebounds, leading the Atlanta Hawks to a 96-92 victory
over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday at Philips Arena.
Al Harrington added 21 points and Predrag Drobnjak collected season-highs of
20 points and nine rebounds for the Hawks, who snapped a nine-game losing
streak overall and halted a five-game home slide.
Josh Smith had a career game with 11 points and 10 rebounds for Atlanta. His
putback with 17.6 seconds remaining gave the Hawks the lead for good at 94-92.
Walker has scored 20 or more points in 14 of Atlanta’s 17 games this season.
He leads the team in scoring (21.9 ppg) and rebounding (8.8 rpg).
The Hawks are off until Wednesday when they host Pau Gasol and the Memphis
Grizzlies. Last season, Memphis swept the two meetings from Atlanta.