Despite a tough shooting night from Joe Johnson, the Atlanta Hawks are still in control, leading the Chicago Bulls 56-42 heading into the fourth quarter. Atlanta has continued to play a strong defensive game limiting the Bulls to 28 percent shooting through the first three quarters of the game while forcing 13 turnovers.
Marvin Williams leads Atlanta with 13 points and seven rebounds. Al Horford has 12 points while Josh Smith has eight points and 11 rebounds. Joe Johnson is enduring a tough shooting night going 2-12 for seven points but does have four assists and three steals in the game.
Derrick Rose has 13 points and five assists for the Bulls. Carlos Boozer has 11 points and nine rebounds but the Bulls have been unable to sustain any offensive rhythm in the game.
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