MIAMI (AP) - The Atlanta Hawks went nearly 13 1/2 minutes without a field goal in the first half of their game against the Miami Heat on Monday night.Atlanta missed 13 straight shots and committed 10 turnovers during the equivalent of more than a quarter. The Hawks' 27 points at halftime were the fewest in franchise history.
Marvin Williams and Flip Murray each were 0-for-3, with both having dunk attempts blocked for good measure.
In all, Miami blocked five shots during the drought in which they took a 12-11 deficit and turned it into a 33-17 lead.
Williams' 3-pointer with 5:57 left in the first quarter gave the Hawks a 12-11 lead. Miami scored 22 of the game's next 27 points, and Joe Johnson's reverse layup with 4:32 left in the half drew Atlanta to 33-19.
It matched the fewest number of field goals Miami allowed in a first half in franchise history.