Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/17/14
OKLAHOMA CITY - Atlanta knew what it had to do coming into Oklahoma City if it wanted to pull out its first win of the season. It had to get out and run, limit its turnovers and not commit stupid fouls. The Hawks followed the plan to perfection as they pulled out a 104-95 victory over the Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Sunday. "I just thought it was a total team effort," Hawks coach Larry Drew said. "You come into a building like this, which is a very tough place to win, you kind of dictate the pace and rhythm of the game. I thought we did a phenomenal job on the boards tonight. I thought our guys came in here, rolled their sleeves up and played four solid quarters." But there was one more component to Atlanta's victory that Drew hadn't counted on. That was the hot hand of guard Lou Williams. With Atlanta leading 86-84, Williams drained a 3-pointer with Kendrick Perkins running at him. The next time down the court he hit a pair of fouls shots to put the Hawks up by ...
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