Found December 29, 2011 on Hawks Locker :
The Hawks outrebounded the Wizards 45-32 and they held them to 39% shooting from the floor and it showed on the scoreboard.  Joe Johnson (18 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists) and Marvin Williams (17 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and 1 blocked shot) led the way for a very balanced offensive attack by the Hawks.  Josh Smith (15 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 blocked shots) and Al Horford (11 points, 10 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocked shots) added the muscle for the Hawks in this game.  Jeff Teague (11 points, 2 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals) and Tracy McGrady (11 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist in 19 minutes on the floor) also pitched in for the Hawks last night.  The Hawks are now 2-0 on the year.

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