Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/18/13
BY JIM HAGUE NEW YORK -- Deron Williams scored 18 of 24 points in the first half and made four clutch free throws in the final minute, leading the Brooklyn Nets to a 94-89 victory over the Atlanta Hawks Friday night at the Barclays Center. The victory was the seventh straight home win for the Nets (24-16), who snapped a six-game losing streak to the Hawks dating to March 2011. The Hawks just defeated the Nets Wednesday in Atlanta. It's the longest home win streak for the franchise since 2006. The win also pushed interim head coach P.J. Carlesimo's record to 10-2. The Hawks (22-17) lost for the sixth straight time on the road and fell for the seventh time in their last nine games overall. The Nets received 20 points from Brook Lopez, 16 of which came after halftime and 18 from Joe Johnson. They also got 20 rebounds from Reggie Evans. The Nets had a 90-82 lead with two minutes left, but the Hawks sliced the lead to a single point after a thunderous slam dunk from Josh Smit...
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