Joe Johnson scored 31 points and Marvin Williams
added 20 as the short-handed Atlanta Hawks knocked off Charlotte
The Hawks managed to win without Josh Childress and Acie Law, who were out because of injuries. Josh Smith had 17
points and 10 rebounds to help the Hawks stop a two-game skid.
Hawks backup forward Shelden Williams played just two minutes
just hours after his car was stolen at gunpoint by two men. The
suspects have been arrested.
Gerland Wallace had 24 points in the Bobcats' eighth loss in
nine road games.