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Cavalier Lose 12th Straight Road Game In Atlanta

Joe Johnson scored 23 points with seven assists and the Atlanta Hawks extended their home winning streak to eight games with a 98-84 victory over Cleveland.

The Hawks overcame a seven-point deficit in the first quarter and never trailed in the final 34:14 of the game to remain unbeaten at Philips Arena since a November 22 loss to Boston.

Al Horford scored 18 points with eight rebounds in the win and Josh Smith had a double-double with 16 points and 11 boards. Marvin Williams added 17 points.

Antawn Jamison led Cleveland with 23 points and Mo Williams had a double- double, scoring 18 with 11 assists, but the Cavaliers fell to 1-12 in their last 13 games.

Cleveland’s only win since November 27 came in overtime against the Knicks on Saturday.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.