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Hawks Fall 88-86 Against Charlotte - Game Recap

Stephen Jackson poured in 32 points for Charlotte on Saturday, as they defeated Atlantan 88-86 at Philips Arena.

Bettors who backed the Bobcats were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 7 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 188.5.

Shaun Livingston had 22 points for Charlotte and Gerald Wallace chipped in with 16 points. Gerald Wallace had 7 assists for the Bobcats, while Gerald Wallace was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.

Atlanta got 28 points from Josh Smith in a losing cause and another 16 points from Al Horford. Jamal Crawford contributed 7 assists for the Hawks, while Al Horford had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 52-39 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Charlotte as they grabbed 44 boards, while Atlanta only had 40.

Next game, Charlotte takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face Detroit.