Smith and Hawks take out Bobcats

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Updated: January 23, 2013

Josh Smith stepped up for the injury ravaged
Hawks, tallying 30 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists, as Atlanta downed
the Charlotte Bobcats, 104-92, to complete a four-game season sweep.

Kyle Korver connected on 5-of-6 from 3-point-range en route to 21 points and
Ivan Johnson finished with 12 points and 15 rebounds in the victory for the
Hawks.

Despite missing Al Horford, Devin Harris and Zaza Pachulia, who all sat due to
various ailments, Atlanta was able to capture its second straight win and
eighth consecutive over Charlotte.

The Bobcats continued their miserable play at home, with their starters only
managing a combined 31 points in the team’s 16th consecutive loss at Time
Warner Cable Arena.

Ramon Sessions and Ben Gordon scored 27 and 15 points, respectively, off the
bench in the Bobcats’ third straight defeat.