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Hawks score 58 in loss to Bulls
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On January 15, 2013 @ 12:00 am In All,Wirenews | Comments Disabled
by Adi Joseph, USA TODAY Sports
You’d have thought you were watching college basketball. But even a bad midmajor team can do better than this.
The Atlanta Hawks lost 97-58 Monday night to the Chicago Bulls. That might sound bad enough. It’s not. The Hawks scored five points in the entire second quarter of the loss, a franchise-low 20 points in the first half. Atlanta is on a skid, with six losses in its last seven games.
But five points in a 12-minute quarter?
This was a spectacle to behold, a train wreck for all those tuning in on NBA League Pass. Let’s do a statistical breakdown of this awfulness:
The awfulness slowed a bit in the final quarter, when Atlanta mercifully put up 21 points. And they aren’t the first team … [For more on Hawks score five points in quarter, 58 in loss to Bulls, click here.]
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