ROTATION: Starters -- Point guard Mike Bibby, Shooting guard Joe Johnson, Small forward Marvin Williams, Power forward Josh Smith, Center Al Horford. Bench -- Guard Acie Law IV, Guard Josh Childress, Center Zaza Pachulia, Guard Mario West.PLAYER NOTES:
--C Zaza Pachulia seems to sense the importance of his role in this playoff chase and is playing accordingly. He tallied 11 points and seven rebounds in only 14 productive minutes Wednesday. Pachulia worked well in a tandem with Al Horford.
--F Josh Smith had a good scoring night with 20 points but didn't have his usual impact on the boards against the Nets, grabbing only four rebounds.
--G Acie Law IV provided some quality minutes off the bench against the Nets, spelling Mike Bibby early and late.