-- The Hawks evened the season series with the Knicks at one game apiece with a 100-90 win at Philips Arena on Friday.
-- Joe Johnson led the way with 28 points, Josh Smith scored 23 and Willie Green had 20 off the bench (8-9 FGs, 2-3 3FGs, 2-2 FTs) ... Marvin Williams added 13 and Jeff Teague 11.
-- It was the Joe and Josh show early on as Johnson (12) and Smith (10) combined to score Atlanta's first 22 points leading to a 28-20 edge after one.
-- The Hawks pushed the lead to as many as 15 in the second before settling for a 52-40 lead at the break.
-- New York got back in it, cutting the deficit to five at the end of the third and creeping within 2 early in the fourth ... Atlanta put it away with a 16-6 run and cruised to the win.
-- The Hawks finished the night shooting .507 from the field and 22-26 from the charity stripe.
-- Carmelo Anthony led all scorers with 36 points and Iman Shumpert scored 25 for New York.
-- The Hawks are back in action tomorrow at Philadelphia (7:30pm on SportSouth HD, 680 AM and 93.7 FM).