Johnson Leads The Hawks Past The Thunder

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Tuesday Dec. 23, 2008
ATLANTA (AP) -- Joe Johnson had his second career triple-double, and Marvin Williams scored 21 points in the Atlanta Hawks' 99-88 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night.

Johnson had 20 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists. His follow shot with 32 seconds left before halftime made it 44-43 and gave Atlanta the lead for good.

Kevin Durant scored 28 points for the Thunder, who have lost two straight and 10 of 11. Oklahoma City fell to 1-13 on the road and 3-26 overall despite a combined 26 rebounds by Jeff Green and Chris Wilcox.

Johnson's only other triple-double came on Feb. 1, 2006, when he had 15 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists in Atlanta's 102-92 victory at Charlotte.

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