Hawks fly past Hornets

The Atlanta Hawks came back with 29 points in the fourth quarter to defeat the New Orleans Hornets 87-79 Wednesday night.

Atlanta won the game as an 8.5-point underdog, while the 166 points went UNDER the posted total of 194.5.

Joe Johnson shot 10-for-21 from the field with 24 points and seven rebounds for the Hawks.

Chris Paul had 22 points with five rebounds and 11 assists in the loss.