Thursday , Dec , 16 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Atlanta Hawks Team Report – December 16

=== Atlanta Hawks Team Report – December 16 ===

(Sports Network) – The Atlanta Hawks were soundly defeated by the Houston
Rockets, 92-69, on Wednesday at the Toyota Center.

Al Harrington netted 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the Hawks, who
dropped their third straight outing. Atlanta, 2-8 on the road, will return
home to host Portland on Friday. Atlanta lost both contests against the Trail
Blazers last season.

The Hawks turned the ball over 23 times and only shot 34 percent from the
field in the loss to Houston.

Harrington has scored 21 points in three straight games. He is averaging 17.8
points and 6.8 rebounds this season for the Hawks.