NBA: Atlanta 111, Washington 90

Feb. 10, 2009 at 10:04 PM

ATLANTA, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Atlanta's Joe Johnson posted 22 points and eight assists Tuesday, leading a balanced Hawks attack that buried the struggling Washington Wizards 111-90.

Flip Murray had 16 points, Maurice Evans 14, Mike Bibby 12, and Acie Law and Zaza Pachulia 11 each for Atlanta, which has won four of its last six games.

Bibby was back in action after missing a game with a left-foot sprain.

Caron Butler scored 22 points in Washington's ninth loss in 11 games. JaVale McGee added 18 points and Antawn Jamison had 17.

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