Found November 19, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
ATLANTA -- It was a slog-fest Monday night. The Atlanta Hawks were just back from a West Coast road trip. The Orlando Magic played for the second consecutive night after flying in from a loss to the Toronto Raptors, battling tired legs and a flu bug. "We didn't have our legs early," Hawks coach Larry Drew said. "This was going to be a game that had to be fought form beginning to end." After a rough and roughly even first half, the Hawks rode a 22-8 third-quarter run to an 81-72 win, holding on despite nearly blowing a 24-point lead. Al Horford scored 15 points and had nine rebounds to lead the Hawks (5-4). Zaza Pachulia contributed 11 rebounds and eight points for Atlanta, and Jeff Teague added nine points and seven assists. Lou Williams poured in 14 points off the bench on 6-of-12 shooting. "I thought it was just me," Horford said, "but I was asking the guys, and they were tired, too. And that team played a back-to-back game, and I t...
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