Hawks Down Memphis 119-104 - Match Report
Joe Johnson scored 22 points leading the Hawks to a 119-104 victory over Memphis at FedExForum.
Atlanta won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 192.5.
Atlanta got 19 points from Mike Bibby and another 17 points from Zaza Pachulia. Joe Johnson contributed 7 assists, while Zaza Pachulia cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Grizzlies got a 23-point performance from Mike Conley, who was supported by 21 point from Rudy Gay. Mike Conley had 8 assists in a losing cause for Memphis, while Rudy Gay grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Hawks hit the break leading 62-50 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 44 boards, while Memphis only had 39.
Atlanta heads into a battle against the 76ers. Memphis, meanwhile, will have their next action against Dallas.