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Hawks Vs. Hornets Score: Atlanta Leading 76-52 After Big Third Quarter Run

The Atlanta Hawks closed the third quarter with a 24-3 run that has them once again comfortably in front of the New Orleans Hornets 76-52. Jeff Teague has matched a career-high with 24 points through three quarters. Teague is 9-11 from the field, 4-4 from three-point range, and also has four assists.

Marvin Williams has turned in another solid performance with 14 points, three assists and three steals. Willie Green has nine points off the bench in just six minutes of action including a buzzer-beating three to close the third quarter. Atlanta's shooting percentage has climbed to 47 percent and the Hawks hold a 32-24 advantage on the glass.

Emeka Okafor leads the Hornets with 11 points and seven rebounds through three. Jarrett Jack has 10 points and four assists. Trevor Ariza has nine points and three boards for the Hornets.

For more on this game Hawks fans should head on over to Peachtree Hoops and Hornets fans should stop by At The Hive. For more NBA news and analysis be sure to check out SB Nation's NBA Basketball page.

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