The Atlanta Hawks head into halftime in their matchup with the Los Angeles Clippers trailing 50-42 at halftime. Los Angeles got off to a hot start hitting its first seven shots before the Hawks answered back with a late run to draw to within 30-27 at the end of the first quarter.
Josh Smith leads the way for the Hawks with 11 points in just eight minutes of action. Smith picked up his third foul midway through the second quarter and headed to the bench for the remainder of the half. Joe Johnson added nine points while Zaza Pachulia has six points and three rebounds.
Mo Williams scored 11 points off the bench to lead the Clippers at the break. Chris Paul added eight points and three assists while Blake Griffin and Caron Butler added six each.