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Boston vs Atlanta Recap - Hawks Win 97-92

The Hawks got a 30-point performance from Joe Johnson as Atlanta handed Boston a 97-92 defeat on Friday at Philips Arena.

Bettors who backed the Hawks were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 10.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 180.5.

Atlanta got 19 points from Josh Smith and another 8 points from Kirk Hinrich. Joe Johnson contributed 6 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

The Celtics got a 28-point performance from Avery Bradley, who was supported by 17 points from Keyon Dooling. Sasha Pavlovic had 3 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Marquis Daniels grabbed 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 58-49 at the break.

Atlanta had a 41-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Boston, they head home to face Miami.