Johnson, Hawks recover late to top Kings, 100-98

By Charles Odum

Associated Press

Published: Monday, Jan. 17 2011 6:13 p.m. MST

"We play hard," Evans said. "We've just got to find a way to put away that type of game. We always start out good, then we let it kind of slip away. We fight to the end of the game, we've got to learn how to close out games."

Horford set a career high by blocking seven shots.

NOTES: Farris Watkins, the great-niece of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., sang the national anthem. The Hawks also had a halftime ceremony honoring King, who was an Atlanta native, on his annual memorial day. ... Kings F Francisco Garcia (sore left calf) did not play. G-F Donte Greene was the fill-in starter and led the Kings with 11 rebounds. ... Hawks F Marvin Williams missed his eighth straight game with a lower back injury. ... The Kings' last win in Atlanta was on Feb. 20, 2008.

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