Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/30/13
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks had to overcome a 10-point halftime hole, dig in hard in the fourth quarter and survive a frenzied scramble in the final four seconds to beat the short-handed Toronto Raptors 93-92 Wednesday night at Philips Arena. Josh Smith and Al Horford led the Hawks (26-19), Smith with 20 points and 11 rebounds, Horford with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Kyle Korver continued his 3-point shooting streak, adding 17 points. The Raptors, already without four injured players, took the floor with only nine after trading Jose Calderon (to Detroit) and Ed Davis (to Memphis) before the game in a three-way deal for the Grizzlies' Rudy Gay. Although the Raptors were somber in the locker room before the game, they didn't play that way. DeMar DeRozan had 23 points and John Lucas had a season-high 19 points off the bench. Aaron Gray had eight points and 11 rebounds, and Kevin Lowry, who was a game-time decision (back spasms) but started for the depleted Raptors, added 14 po...
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