Recap - Hawks Defeat Chicago 100-88
|Recap - Hawks Defeat Chicago 100-88|
Joe Johnson scored 24 points leading the Hawks to a 100-88 victory over Chicago at Philips Arena on Sunday.
Atlanta won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 178.5.
Atlanta got 23 points from Josh Smith and another 20 points from Al Horford. Josh Smith contributed 8 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
Chicago got 34 points from Derrick Rose in a losing cause and another 18 points from Carlos Boozer. Derrick Rose contributed 10 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah had 11 rebounds.
Atlanta led at halftime, 47-46.
The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 37 boards, while Atlanta only had 36.