Hawks tear down Wizards

The Atlanta Hawks jumped out to an early lead en route to a 100-89 win over the Washington Wizards Friday night at Phillips Arena.

Atlanta covered the 6-point spread, while the teams played UNDER the posted total of 203.

Joe Johnson led the Hawks with 17 points, while dishing out five assists. Jamal Crawford chipped in with 16 points in the win.

Brendan Haywood shot 6-for-10 from the field with 17 points and six rebounds in a losing effort.