Atlanta Hawks Win Fifth Straight, Entire Team Scoring

December 17th, 2009 by John Boller Leave a reply »

The Atlanta Hawks continue to roll as they comfortable defeated the Memphis Grizzlies last night, 110-97.

Despite a slow start and seven turnovers in the first quarter, head coach Mike Woodson refocused his team and the Hawks outscored the Grizzlies 88-73 in the final three quarters.

Following a blowout win over the New Jersey Nets on Sunday, a game in which all 11 Hawks players that played scored; the Hawks emptied their bench last night and had all 12 players score at least four points.

In the Hawks’ game against the Nets, Woodson used every player except for veteran Joe Smith. However, Smith was suffering from a thumb injury and was not expected to play.

In their last two games, the Hawks have had 12 players score double-digits in points, having seven players reach double figures against the Nets on Sunday.

Maurice Evans got the start against the Nets, filling in for Marvin Williams who was suffering from a stomach flu ...

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