Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/11/13
ATLANTA -- Atlanta Hawks coach Larry Drew meant to limit Devin Harris' minutes in the guard's first start since Dec. 18. Harris was having none of it. So what if he'd missed 10 games with a bruised left foot? After 12 points through three quarters, he caught fire in the fourth quarter, finishing with a season high 24 points to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 103-95 win over the Utah Jazz Friday night at Philips Arena. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Hawks (21-14). "This was a real gutsy performance by our guys," said Hawks coach Larry Drew , who'd called his team "soft" twice in the last week. "The game was clearly about our defense. It's what I've been preaching from the very beginning, being active, having active hands and just trying to cause havoc." The Jazz (19-19) led by as many as 15 points in the third quarter, and the impact of having squandered that was clear on coach Ty Corbin's stone face. "We thought the game was over," he said. "Lot of time l...
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