Hawks topple Jazz

Hawks topple Jazz

Joe Johnson went for 31 points and nine assists to lead the Atlanta Hawks past the Utah Jazz 100-93 on Wednesday night.

Atlanta cashed as 1-point home favorites as the game played under the 195.5-point total set by sportsbooks.

Josh Smith had 22 points and 12 rebounds for the Hawks, who got 16 points off the bench from Ronald Murray in the payday.

Deron Williams paced Utah with 20 points and nine assists, while reserve Paul Millsap chipped in with 16 points and nine boards for the Jazz.