Hawks Down Detroit 114-103 - Match Report
The Hawks grabbed a 114-103 win over the Pistons on Monday, behind a 23-point effort from Josh Smith at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Atlanta won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 194.5.
Atlanta got 23 points from Al Horford and another 20 points from Jeff Teague. Jeff Teague contributed 12 assists, while Al Horford cleaned the glass with 22 rebounds.
Detroit got 22 points from Rodney Stuckey in a losing cause and another 21 points from Jonas Jerebko. Jose Calderon contributed 9 assists for the Pistons, while Greg Monroe had 8 rebounds.
Atlanta led at halftime, 61-51.
Detroit had a 41-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face Utah looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Washington.