Hawks use 3rd-quarter rally to beat Memphis 93-83

Hawks use 3rd-quarter rally to beat Memphis 93-83
December 8, 2012, 10:43 pm
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Atlanta Hawks guard Louis Williams (3) goes to the basket between Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen (9) and forward Rudy Gay (22) in the first half of an NBA basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Lance Murphey)


MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Josh Smith had 24 points, Lou Williams scored 18 of his 21 in the second half, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Memphis Grizzlies 93-83 on Saturday night.

Al Horford had 19 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for Atlanta, which won for the ninth time in its last 10 games. Jeff Teague finished with 13 points and six assists.

Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol scored 18 points apiece, Randolph grabbing 13 rebounds as Memphis lost at home for only the second time this season. Rudy Gay scored 17 points, but was 7 of 25 from the field. Mike Conley finished with 12 points.