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|Horford's 31 Points Lead Hawks Past Bulls 83-80
|ATLANTA (AP) -- Al Horford matched his career high with 31 points, including a jam with 29 seconds remaining to give Atlanta its first lead, and the Hawks beat the Chicago Bulls 83-80 on Wednesday night.
The Bulls scored the first 14 points of the game, took a 19-point lead in the second quarter and kept the lead until the final minute.
Horford had 16 rebounds and two steals, including one after his go-ahead basket that set up a jam by Joe Johnson for the final margin.
Luol Deng had 15 points, Joakim Noah had 13 points and 12 rebounds and Derrick Rose had 12 points and 12 assists for Chicago.
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