Found January 13, 2012 on Hawks Locker :
The Hawks outrebounded the Bobcats 55-30 last night and it was a big reason for the win.  Josh Smith (30 points, 13 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal) and Joe Johnson (23 points, 7 rebounds, 8 assists and 1 steal) led the way for the Hawks in this game.  Jeff Teague also had a solid game with 16 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists, 1 steal and 1 blocked shot last night.  Ivan Johnson (12 points, 7 rebounds and 1 blocked shot in 21 minutes), Willie Green (11 points, 3 rebounds and 3 steals in 21 minutes) and Zaza Pachulia (10 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 blocked shot) also had solid games for the Hawks last night.  The Hawks are now 8-4 on the season.
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