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.
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
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