After a tough road trip and on Ryan Cameron night, the Atlanta Hawks suffered a tough loss to the Miami Heat 100-88. The Hawks shot 44% and 37% respectively their last two games, and shot 39% in tonight’s game against the Miami Heat.

Despite a team-high 28 points from Kent Bazemore, the Hawks fell short and could never overcome the deficit. The Hawks 6th man was out in full force and loud from the opening tip.

In the first quarter, the Hawks started off on a 5-0 run until Chris Bosh sunk a mid range two-pointer. After that lead, the first quarter ended with the Hawks trailing by two points (22-20) with Al Horford just missing a last second buzzer-beating three-pointer.

They shot 30%from the floor and were 86% from the free throw line. The Hawks struggled from the three-point line without one successful shot on six attempted.

The second half didn’t get much better as they continued to struggle. The home team fell behind 47-38 at the half. They ended up shooting just 24.2% from three-point stripe and got out rebounded 75-50. This loss is the third in a row.

The Hawks will look to get back to their winning ways this Wednesday when they face the Philadelphia 76ers at Phillips Arena at 8pm.


-Esli Lara

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