Tuesday, December 18, 2012
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Gwinnett Daily Post
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Former South Gwinnett standout Louis Williams came off the bench to score 24 points and Josh Smith added 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead Atlanta to its fifth win in its last six road games.
Kyle Korver contributed 16 points and seven rebounds and Jeff Teague had 13 points and six assists for the Hawks, who have won 11 of 14 overall.
Jordan Crawford scored a game-high 27 points to go with 11 rebounds and 11 assists for the Wizards, who have lost four straight overall and three in a row at home. Nene added 18 points and six assists and rookie Bradley Beal scored 17 for Washington.
Atlanta's DeShawn Stevenson scored just eight points against his former team, but four of them came in overtime. His 3-pointer put the Hawks ahead for good.
Both teams had chances to win at the end of regulation. Williams hit a 3-pointer to put Atlanta ahead 90-88 with 43 seconds left, but Earl Barron answered with jumper from the foul line to tie it. Teague was called for an offensive foul on the Hawks' next possession, and Crawford missed a 3-point heave at the buzzer.