Recap - Hawks Defeat Toronto 96-78

Recap - Hawks Defeat Toronto 96-78

The Hawks grabbed a 96-78 win over the Raptors on Sunday, behind a 17-point effort from Marvin Williams at Air Canada Centre.

The Hawks were a 1-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 205.5.

Atlanta got 16 points from Al Horford and another 16 points from Joe Johnson. Josh Smith contributed 10 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.

Toronto got 14 points from Andrea Bargnani in a losing cause and another 13 points from DeMar DeRozan. Jose Calderon contributed 5 assists for the Raptors, while Andrea Bargnani had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 52-46 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 44 boards, while Toronto only had 41.

Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Grizzlies. The Raptors will aim to get back on the winning track vs Washington.