ROTATION: Starters -- Point guard Mike Bibby, Shooting guard Joe Johnson, Small forward Marvin Williams, Power forward Josh Smith, Center Al Horford. Bench -- Guard Jamal Crawford, Guard Jeff Teague, Forward Mo Evans, Center Zaza Pachulia, Center Jason Collins, Center Randolph Morris, Forward Othello Hunter. PLAYER NOTES:
--F Josh Smith was back in a shot-blocking mode against the Raptors. After going two straight games without a block, the league's leader in swats came back in usual fashion with a couple against the Raptors.
--G Jeff Teague had 11 points and seven assists in one his most complete performances of the season. Teague is living up to all the promise he showed in the summer, a good sign for a team notorious for struggling with the development of young guards.
--F Mo Evans was a perfect 5-for-5 from the floor in the first half and had 13 points, helping spark a bench brigade that allowed the Hawks to take control of the game early on.
--F Joe Smith is listed as day-to-day with a dislocated left thumb.
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Added: December 13, 2009