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Recap - Hawks Defeat Utah 118-85

Atlanta cruised to victory on Friday, running Utah out of the gym and running up a 118-85 score at Philips Arena.

Atlanta won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 198.5.

Atlanta got 25 points from Lou Williams and another 23 points from Al Horford. Jeff Teague contributed 8 assists, while Paul Millsap cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Utah got 13 points from Enes Kanter in a losing cause and another 13 points from Alec Burks. Alec Burks contributed 4 assists for the Jazz, while Enes Kanter had 13 rebounds.

The Hawks hit the break leading 55-34 before taking care of business in the second half.

Utah had a 49-46 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Atlanta heads into a battle against the Heat. Utah, meanwhile, will have their next action against Charlotte.