Originally created 03/02/98

Blaylock scores 20 in Hawks win



VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Mookie Blaylock scored 20 points as the Atlanta Hawks rolled over the Vancouver Grizzlies 101-76 on Sunday.

Blaylock went 4-for-5 from the three-point line and chipped in nine assists and five rebounds as the Hawks won for the fourth time in five games.

Alan Henderson scored 20 points for the Hawks while Christian Laettner came off the bench to chip in with 18 points and 11 rebounds in just 21 minutes.

Dikembe Mutombo had 11 points and 12 rebounds for Atlanta.

Bryant Reeves and Pete Chilcutt each had 16 points for the Grizzlies while Antonio Daniels added 14.

Vancouver struggled from the field in the first quarter, tying a franchise record for fewest points in a period as it trailed 28-7. The Grizzlies made just one of their first 15 shots and were down 22-2 with just under three minutes to play.

Vancouver shot just 34.5 percent from the field in the game.

The Hawks led 54-31 at halftime and 78-46 after three quarters.