Hawks clip Mavericks

Hawks clip Mavericks

The Atlanta Hawks outscored the Dallas Mavericks 33-16 in the second quarter and won by a final score of 95-87 Thursday night at Philips Arena.

Atlanta covered the 5-point spread, but the combined score went UNDER the posted total of 196.

Joe Johnson led the Hawks with 23 points and 12 rebounds for a double-double. Josh Smith added 15 points and nine rebounds in the win.

Dirk Nowitzki had a double-double with 23 points and 12 rebounds in the loss.