Cavaliers Vs. Hawks: Joe Johnson Delivers Late In Atlanta's Overtime Win

Josh Smith scored 32 points and Joe Johnson nailed the game-winner as the Atlanta Hawks survived in overtime to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-102.

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Cavaliers Vs. Hawks Final Score: Joe Johnson Delivers Late, Atlanta Wins 103-102 In Overtime

The Atlanta Hawks outlasted the Cleveland Cavaliers as Joe Johnson delivered the game-winning bucket in an 103-102 overtime win.

Cleveland jumped out to a big first quarter lead over the Hawks putting Atlanta down by as many as 16 points. Josh Smith led Atlanta back in the second quarter as the Hawks came from behind to take a one point lead at the half. The lead would see saw back and forth in the second half until the Hawks found themselves trailing 91-88 with just five seconds remaining. Joe Johnson came off of a double pick, received the ball and let it fly nailing a three-pointer to send the game into overtime.

Kyrie Irving continued his stellar play in the overtime and helped put Cleveland up 101-95 with just 1:27 remaining. However, the Hawks answered right back with another Joe Johnson three and then a spinning Josh Smith lay in plus the foul. The ensuing free throw tied things back up again at 101-101 with 58 seconds remaining.

With Atlanta trailing 102-101 late, Joe Johnson delivered again hitting a pull up fall away jumper to put the Hawks up 103-102 with just 18 seconds remaining. Kyrie Irving's game winning shot missed as did Alonzo Gee's follow. Zaza Pachulia corralled the rebound as time expired allowing the Hawks to escape with the win.

Josh Smith had a huge night with 32 points, 17 rebounds, five assists and three blocks. Smith struggled down the stretch with his shot going 10-29 from the field but was 12-14 from the free throw line. After struggling for most of the game, Joe Johnson picked up the slack late scoring 22 points on 7-19 shooting. Zaza Pachulia finished with 14 points and seven rebounds while Jeff Teague added 12 points, seven assists and four steals.

Kyrie Irving narrowly missed out on a triple-double with 29 points, nine rebounds and nine assists. Antawn Jamison added 23 points and 12 rebounds while Tristan Thompson finished with 13.

For more on this game Hawks fans should check out Peachtree Hoops and Cavaliers fans should visit Fear The Sword. For more news and notes from around the NBA head over to SB Nation's NBA Basketball page.

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Cavaliers Vs. Hawks Score: Atlanta Takes 54-53 Lead Into Halftime

A furious second quarter rally and some solid play from Josh Smith has the Atlanta Hawks on top of the Cleveland Cavaliers 54-53 at halftime. The Hawks fell behind by as many as 16 points in the first quarter before going on a furious run to take the lead at the half.

Josh Smith scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead the Hawks at the half. Zaza Pachulia added 10 points and four rebounds while Jeff Teague has eight points and three assists. Veteran Jerry Stackhouse came off the bench to score eight points and help ignite the Hawks second quarter rally. Joe Johnson has seven points but was just 1-6 from the field in the half.

Antawn Jamison scored 15 points to lead the Cavaliers who hit 51 percent in the first half. Kyrie Irving added eight points and seven assists while Manny Harris pitched in seven points off the bench.

For more on this game Hawks fans should check out Peachtree Hoops and Cavaliers fans should visit Fear The Sword. For more news and notes from around the NBA head over to SB Nation's NBA Basketball page.

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Cavaliers Vs. Hawks Injury Report: Marvin Williams, Vladimir Radmanvoic Out Against Cleveland

The Atlanta Hawks won't be getting any players back from injury Wednesday night against the Cavaliers and could be down another. Both Marvin Williams and Vladimir Radmanovic are out of tonight's game with hip and back injuries and Ivan Johnson is questionable due to a personal matter.

Reserve guard Willie Green is listed as probable and may make his return from back and hamstring injuries that have sidelined him of late. Green was in uniform Monday night and was available to play but Larry Drew opted against using him against the Celtics.

For more on this game Hawks fans should check out Peachtree Hoops and Cavaliers fans should visit Fear The Sword. For more news and notes from around the NBA head over to SB Nation's NBA Basketball page.

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Cavaliers Vs. Hawks Time, TV, Radio Info And More

The Atlanta Hawks will look to get back on track as they go for a season sweep of the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday night at the Highlight factory.

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