Final

Regular Season Series (Game 1 of 1)

Series starts 10/14

Game 1: Saturday, October 14th
Heat81Final
Hawks91

Heat 81

(0-2, 0-1 away)

Hawks 91

(2-1, 1-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, October 14, 2006

Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA

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MIA 28 18 22 1381
ATL 22 30 19 2091

ATLANTA 91, MIAMI 81 

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 rebounds.

After dropping its Oct. 10 exhibition opener 84-64 to Detroit in Puerto Rico, Miami rested three starters -- Alonzo Mourning, Gary Payton and Dwyane Wade. Shaquille O'Neal played 18 minutes, scoring 9 points.

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 half.

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