Smith helps Hawks edge Pacers

Josh Smith had 27 points and nine rebounds 96 win over the Pacers on Tuesday.

Jannero Pargo added 16 points while Zaza Pachulia had 12 and 10 rebounds for the Hawks, who began a six-game road trip with a victory. They have won three in a row -- all without leading scorer Joe Johnson.

David West scored 24 points to lead the Pacers, who have dropped two straight after a season-high six-game win streak. Danny Granger chipped in 19 points, but missed a potential tying three-pointer with 17 seconds remaining.