Originally posted on Hoopinion  |  Last updated 1/9/12
Initial feedback: A completely subjective and immediate response to the events of tonight's game, featuring a comment and rating, the latter on a scale of 1 to 10, on every player who saw the floor and the head coach, along with ephemera and miscellany as the author deems necessary.Your ratings and commentary, dear reader, are welcomed in the comments to this post.BoxscorePlayersJeff Teague: Got in the lane, finished or found the open man, and knocked down open jumpers. None of the Hawks played a great defensive game, but Teague's block on Deron Williams deserves commendation. 8/10Joe Johnson: Led the devastating jump shot barrage and helped put the game away with a couple of his patented, contested, made fall-away jumpers in the fourth quarter. Played some solid on-the-ball defense but his tendency toward immobile ball-watching didn't help the team's effort to defend the three-point line or on the defensive glass. 7/10Josh Smith: That so many jumpers went in doesn't make them bette...
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