Al Horford scored 22 points and chipped in with 10 rebounds for Atlanta on Wednesday, leading the Hawks to a 93-92 victory over Toronto at Philips Arena.
Atlanta won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 7-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 196.5.
Atlanta got 20 points from Josh Smith and another 17 points from Kyle Korver. Jeff Teague contributed 7 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Toronto got 23 points from DeMar DeRozan in a losing cause and another 19 points from John Lucas. Kyle Lowry contributed 5 assists for the Raptors, while Amir Johnson had 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Toronto were victorious, as the score was 55-45 at the break.
Toronto had a 52-36 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bulls. The Raptors will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.