ATLANTA — Josh Smith took care of his sore hamstring and then took care of the Indiana Pacers, scoring 21 points to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 97-83 win Saturday night.
Smith was treated for cramping in his right hamstring before the game and showed no sign of being limited against the Pacers.
Smith had consecutive three-point plays late in the fourth quarter, each time after the Pacers cut Atlanta's lead to seven points.
Jamal Crawford led the Hawks with 25 points. Al Horford finished two assists shy of a triple-double with 16 points, 16 rebounds and eight assists.
Crawford and Smith combined to make 18 of 21 free throws.
Mike Dunleavy had 16 points and Danny Granger and Brandon Rush each added 14 for the Pacers.