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Hawks Vs. Knicks Final Score: Atlanta Defeats New York 100-90 Behind Joe Johnson's 28 Points

The Atlanta Hawks had three players score over 20 points in their 100-90 win over the New York Knicks. Joe Johnson led the way with 28 points with Josh Smith adding 23 points and Willie Green had 20 points in only 19 minutes.

The Knicks had 36 points from Carmelo Anthony and 25 from Iman Shumpert but those were the only two players for the Knicks to score in double figures.

The Hawks led by 12 at the half, but the Knicks made a comeback in the third quarter to make it a five-point game heading into the fourth quarter. In the final period it was Green who led the way for the Hawks as he scored 15 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter.

Green went on his own personal 7-0 run against the Knicks to extend their lead to 12 points with 2:51 left and that run sealed the win for the Hawks.

For more on this game Hawks fans should check out Peachtree Hoops and Knicks fans should visit Posting and Toasting. For more news and notes from around the NBA head over to SB Nation's NBA Basketball page.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.