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Only seven weeks ago did Shelvin Mack secure a roster spot with the Hawks. He survived a training camp battle with veteran Royal Ivey for the team’s third point guard spot that came down to the final days of October.
Give the Thunder a sliver of an opening – and they’ll kick the door wide open. The Hawks went cold for a three-minute stretch to end the first half and the Thunder turned it into a 101-92 victory Tuesday night at Philips Arena.