Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Late flight
The Atlanta Hawks were thought to be pretty close to trading Josh Smith to their opponent on Saturday night.
The team's recent run of Playoff appearances had appeared to run its course. A deal could not be struck and so both the Hawks and Bucks went their merry ways, thinking only about what if rather than what was.
What was Saturday night was J.J. Redick's debut in a Milwaukee jersey ruined by Al Horford and the Hawks.
Horford hit a hook shot with 5.9 seconds left to give Atlanta a 103-102 victory at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Saturday. A big road win for the Hawks in keeping pace in the middle of the East and setting the Bucks back in their goal to maintain the eighth spot and possibly climb the standings as Redick hoped he could help the team to do.
Horford scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. The Man of the Week, so to speak, Josh Smith, had 15 po...