ATLANTA (AP) -- Joe Johnson scored 22 points with 4 assists, Zaza
Pachulia scored 18 points, and Marvin Williams added 13 points and
grabbed 9 rebounds to lead Atlanta to a 91-81 exhibition win over
Miami on Saturday night.
Antoine Walker led the defending NBA champion Heat (0-2) with 17
points and 12 rebounds, and Udonis Haslem added 16 points and 5
With Jason Williams recovering from surgery to repair tendinitis
in his right knee and not expected to be available until
mid-November, Miami is looking for a backup point guard. Chris
Quinn, undrafted out of Notre Dame, started and played 30 minutes,
contributing 6 assists, 2 rebounds and 5 points.
Atlanta (2-1) led 50-40 with 1:45 left in the first half.
Shelden Williams, the Hawks' top pick in the 2006 draft, scored
2 points while committing three fouls in 18 minutes in the first
half. He scored 2 points and picked up a fourth foul in the second