The Atlanta Hawks returned home from a six-game road trip but trail the hot-shooting Washington Wizards 54-50 at halftime despite getting 18 points from Joe Johnson in the first half. The Wizards hit 54 percent of their shots in the first half including 5-7 attempts from three-point range. If the Hawks are going to snap a two game losing streak then they are going to have to pick up the defensive intensity.
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