Winning zone for Hawks in Game 6

Updated: May 1, 2010, 12:09 AM ET
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com

MILWAUKEE -- Mike Woodson employs a zone defense about as often as the Milwaukee Bucks draw sellout crowds.

In other words, not very often.

But there were the Atlanta Hawks spread out in a 1-2-2 formation in the third quarter of what can delicately be termed an offensively challenged game for both teams Friday night, and the tactical adjustment worked wonders.

Woodson estimated that he used a straight zone on about four or five possessions, although ...

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