Quick Recap: Atlanta Hawks 119, New Jersey Nets 89

Maybe we’re better off pretending this game didn’t happen as the Hawks dominated the Nets from start to finish, winning 119 to 89 in Atlanta tonight.

  • The Hawks jumped out to a 17-3 lead in the first quarter, and finished the first up 32-15.
  • Similar to their first match-up last month, the Nets were defenseless. The Hawks shot 57 percent from the field and were 13-22 from three point range. They also outrebounded the Nets 42-32. The Nets have now been outrebounded for 23 consecutive games.
  • Meanwhile, the Nets shot 42 percent and were only 3-13 from three. They were led in scoring by Yi Jianlian who had 19 points on 7-17 shooting. He also had 11 rebounds.
  • Devin Harris had 15 points, 9 from the free throw line. He chipped in with 8 assists.
  • Chris Quinn made his Nets debut, netting 7 garbage time minutes and scoring 3 points.
  • The Hawks were led by former-Knick Jamal Crawford who finished with 29 points on 10-14 shooting, including 4-7 from three. Joe Johnson pitched in with 20 points.