Lou Williams scored 21 points and added 12 assists for a double-double, leading Atlanta over Indiana, 109-100, on Saturday at Philips Arena.
Atlanta won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 182.5.
Atlanta got 20 points from Al Horford and another 17 points from Zaza Pachulia. Lou Williams contributed 12 assists, while Zaza Pachulia cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
The Pacers got a 29-point performance from David West, who was supported by 18 points from Paul George. Paul George had 8 assists in a losing cause for Indiana, while Tyler Hansbrough grabbed 10 rebounds.
Atlanta led at halftime, 55-48.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face Houston looking for another win. For Indiana, they head home to face Memphis.