NBA

Atlanta Hawks beat Boston Celtics 97-92

Updated: 21 April 2012 11:46 IST

Joe Johnson scored 30 points while Josh Smith had 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Hawks, who are in line to be the No. 4 seed in the Eastern Conference, with Celtics No. 5.

Atlanta Hawks beat Boston Celtics 97-92

Atlanta:

Joe Johnson scored 30 points while Josh Smith had 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Hawks, who are in line to be the No. 4 seed in the Eastern Conference, with Celtics No. 5.

This game, however, looked nothing like a playoff game early. Both teams shot over 50 percent and Atlanta took a 58-49 halftime lead while Boston guard Avery Bradley scored 17 of his career-high 28 points.

Boston left Rajon Rondo, Ray Allen and Mickael Pietrus at home with injuries, and perennial All-Stars Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce were rested, having played 11 games in 15 days.



Topics : NBA Rajon Rondo Avery Bradley Joe Johnson Josh Smith Atlanta Hawks Paul Pierce Ray Allen Boston Celtics Houston Rockets
Related Articles
India's Palpreet Singh Included in 2016 NBA D-League Draft
India's Palpreet Singh Included in 2016 NBA D-League Draft
NBA Star Dwyane Wade's Cousin Fatally Shot While Pushing Baby in Stroller
NBA Star Dwyane Wade's Cousin Fatally Shot While Pushing Baby in Stroller
Cleveland Cavaliers Beat Golden State Warriors in Game 7 to Capture NBA Title
Cleveland Cavaliers Beat Golden State Warriors in Game 7 to Capture NBA Title
Show Comments
Advertisement