The Atlanta Hawks continue to pour it on as they take a 85-62 lead over the Chicago Bulls into the fourth quarter Many Hawks fans would be more comfortable had what happened on Tuesday between these same two teams not occurred.
On Tuesday Atlanta led by as many as 19 points before Chicago and Derrick Rose engineered a big fourth quarter comeback. Atlanta has been solid this go around and has been clicking on the offensive end of the floor where they have hit 9-10 three-point attempts.
Josh Smith leads Atlanta with 19 points. Vladimir Radmanovic and Joe Johnson each have 17 for the Hawks. Radmanovic came off the bench and has gone 5-5 from beyond-the-arc.
Carlos Boozer leads the Bulls with 12 points and is followed by Taj Gibson with 11. Derrick Rose has eight points and six assists through three quarters.