Atlanta vs Sacramento Wrap - Atlanta Wins 106-99
Josh Smith went off for 28 points and added 6 rebounds leading Atlanta over Sacramento, 106-99, on Sunday at Power Balance Pavilion.
The Hawks were a 1.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 193.5.
Atlanta got 21 points from Joe Johnson and another 16 points from Jeff Teague. Jeff Teague contributed 7 assists, while Zaza Pachulia cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Sacramento got 28 points from DeMarcus Cousins in a losing cause and another 14 points from John Salmons. Tyreke Evans contributed 7 assists for the Kings, while DeMarcus Cousins had 12 rebounds.
Atlanta trailed at halftime, 52-51.
Atlanta won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-36.
Atlanta heads into a battle against the Nuggets. Sacramento, meanwhile, will have their next action against Golden State.