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Hawks Vs. Nets Score: Atlanta In Control Leading 77-55 After Three

The Atlanta Hawks led by as many as 29 points in the third quarter and close the period up 77-55 over the New Jersey Nets.

Atlanta has used a balanced offensive attack and a swarming defensive effort to overwhelm the Nets. Marvin Williams leads Atlanta with 14 points and nine rebounds. Jeff Teague has 13 points, three rebounds and three assists. Joe Johnson is also in double figures with 11 points.

The Hawks have gotten a major contribution from the bench. Vladimir Radmanovic scored all nine of his points in the first quarter. Zaza Pachulia also has nine points and four rebounds while Tracy McGrady has also tossed in six points.

Rookie Marshon Brooks leads the Nets with 17 points. Kris Humphries has 11 points and six rebounds for New Jersey. Atlanta has done a good job on Deron Williams who has 10 points and one assist but is just 3-11 from the field in the game.

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