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Smith rallies Atlanta past Nash, Suns 101-99

Updated: 16 February 2012 12:39 IST

Josh Smith matched his season high with 30 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to rally the Atlanta Hawks to a 101-99 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday.

Smith rallies Atlanta past Nash, Suns 101-99

Phoenix:

Josh Smith matched his season high with 30 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to rally the Atlanta Hawks to a 101-99 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday.

Smith, whose career best is 32, had 20 points and 12 rebounds in the second half as Atlanta snapped a two-game skid and won for only the third time in eight games.

Steve Nash, back after a night off as the Suns played their third game in three days, had 22 points and 16 assists. Grant Hill, who also sat out Tuesday in a loss at Denver, scored 18 points for Phoenix.

Willie Green added 20 for Atlanta, including 4 of 6 3-pointers.



Topics : NBA Phoenix Suns Atlanta Hawks Steve Nash Josh Smith
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