Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - No Horford, no problem.
The Atlanta Hawks learned they would be without starting center Al Horford for 3-4 months Thursday, then responded with a 111-81 dismantling of the Milwaukee Bucks.
Josh Smith had game-highs of 30 points and 13 rebounds, while Joe Johnson added 23 points in the win. Zaza Pachulia played over 31 minutes, scored 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the absence of Horford, who suffered a torn pectoral muscle during Wednesday's loss at Indiana.
Byron Mullens had a career-high 21 points, while Gerald Henderson added 16 for the Bobcats, losers of five straight.