-- Atlanta fell behind by as many as 21 but rallied to make a game of it, cutting the lead to 6 in the fourth ... The Hawks had a chance to get it to 4 but missed 2 FTs and were never able to get closer ... Atlanta finished 10-21 from the charity stripe for the game, while the Bulls hit 14-19.
-- Jannero Pargo returned to his hometown and had his best game of the season, recording 19 points on 7-12 FGs (5-8 3FGs) ... Josh Smith had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Joe Johnson added 12 points before leaving with the injury.
-- Derrick Rose paced five Bulls in double-figures with 23 points.
-- Led by Joakim Noah (16 rebounds), Chicago won the battle of the boards 51-41, including a 30-13 advantage in the first half.
-- The Hawks held the Bulls to .386 shooting (Atlanta hit .405) for the game.
-- The Hawks are back in action on Wednesday at New York (7:30pm on SportSouth HD, 680 AM and 93.7 FM).