Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/7/12
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks had to hold off the Washington Wizards, yet another team with a losing record, and coach Larry Drew isn't loving that. On the other hand, he'd rather the Hawks have to hang on for a win than have to scramble out of a deep hole. The Wizards made a furious fourth-quarter comeback, cutting the Hawks' 18-point lead to two with 3:56 remaining, but reverted to an every-man-for-himself offense and defense, allowing the Hawks to win 104-95. "We didn't trust again," Wizards coach Randy Wittman said in clipped tones. "We quit running and moving the ball, started holding and dribbling didn't trust what we were doing." But Wittman had to concede that, "Their guards totally dominated us tonight, too. Then we got dominated on the boards." All of the Hawks' starters scored in double figures. Josh Smith had 23 points and 15 rebounds, Al Horford scored 14 points to go with 14 rebounds and Jeff Teague scored 19 points for Atlanta. "This was a really tough win fo...
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