NBA: Phoenix 108, Minnesota 98

MINNEAPOLIS, April 7 (UPI) -- Aaron Brooks led a big effort by the Phoenix bench Wednesday that lifted the Suns to a 108-98 victory over Minnesota.

NBA: Houston 95, Phoenix 93

HOUSTON, March 14 (UPI) -- Kyle Lowry sank a pair of key baskets late in the game Monday and the Houston Rockets hung on to post a 95-93 victory over Phoenix.

Hawks forward signs with team in Greece

ATLANTA, July 23 (UPI) -- Atlanta Hawks swingman Josh Childress has signed a five-year, multimillion-dollar contract to play for a professional basketball team in Greece.

NBA: Atlanta 116, New York 104

NEW YORK, April 11 (UPI) -- Joe Johnson made six three-pointers Friday en route to a 34-point effort that boosted the Atlanta Hawks to a 116-104 victory over New York.

NBA: Indiana 112, Atlanta 98

INDIANAPOLIS, April 8 (UPI) -- Mike Dunleavy scored 28 points Tuesday, helping the Indiana Pacers stay in the post-season hunt with a 112-98 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.

NBA: Atlanta 114, New York 109

ATLANTA, March 30 (UPI) -- Marvin Williams and Joe Johnson combined for 52 points Sunday, and the Atlanta Hawks improved their playoff chances with a 114-109 win over the New York Knicks.

NBA: Atlanta 115, Milwaukee 96

ATHENS, Ga., March 26 (UPI) -- Joe Johnson scored 28 points Wednesday and Atlanta moved closer to a playoff berth by defeating Milwaukee 115-96.

NBA: Chicago 103, Atlanta 94

CHICAGO, March 25 (UPI) -- Drew Gooden had 31 points and 16 rebounds Tuesday, powering the Chicago Bulls' 103-94 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.

NBA: Atlanta 105, Washington 96

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- Mike Bibby made five of six three-pointers and scored 23 points Monday, sparking the Atlanta Hawks to a 105-96 victory over the Washington Wizards.

NBA: Atlanta 109, New York 98

NEW YORK, March 16 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Hawks' Joe Johnson, Marvin Williams and Josh Childress combined for 75 points Sunday in a 109-98 win over the New York Knicks.

NBA: Atlanta 123, Sacramento 117

ATLANTA, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Mike Bibby equaled a season-best effort with 24 points against his former team Wednesday in lifting Atlanta to a 123-117 win over Sacramento.

NBA: Sacramento 119, Atlanta 107

SACRAMENTO, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Ron Artest and Kevin Martin combined for 55 points Wednesday and Sacramento pulled away in the fourth quarter to defeat Atlanta 119-107.

NBA: Houston 108, Atlanta 89

HOUSTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Yao Ming had 28 points and nine rebounds Saturday to lead the Houston Rockets to a 108-89 rout of the Atlanta Hawks.

NBA: Atlanta 96, Philadelphia 91

ATLANTA, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Josh Childress had 21 points and six rebounds Monday as the Atlanta Hawks overcame a 20-point first-quarter deficit to beat Philadelphia 96-91.

NBA: Atlanta 104, New Jersey 92

ATLANTA, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Marvin Williams (24), Josh Childress (23) and Josh Smith (23) combined to score 70 points Saturday to lead the Atlanta Hawks over New Jersey 104-92.
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Josh Childress
Atlanta Hawks Josh Childress (1) goes up for two with a rebound with Boston Celtics Rajon Rondo (9) behind him in the second period at Philips Arena in Atlanta, January 15, 2007. Childress was high scorer for Atlanta with 23 points. The Hawks defeated the Celtics 100-96. (UPI Photo/John Dickerson)..

Joshua ("Josh") Malik Childress (born June 20, 1983 in Harbor City, California) is an American professional basketball player with the Phoenix Suns of the NBA. He previously played with the pro club Olympiacos Piraeus in the Greek A1 League and the Euroleague.

Childress attended Mayfair High School in Lakewood, California. Besides playing basketball in high school and being named a McDonald's High School All-American, he also played volleyball during his senior year. He led his high school volleyball team, the Monsoons, to an undefeated record and he was voted to the All-League volleyball team.

Childress then played three seasons of college basketball with Stanford, where he was named an AP First Team All American, an All-American Consensus Second Team member, the Pac 10 Conference Player of the Year, and the Pac-10 Conference Tournament MVP as a junior in 2004. He then declared for the 2004 NBA Draft and was a first-round pick, number six overall, the highest a Stanford player has ever been drafted.

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