Cavaliers Fall 98-84 Against Atlanta - Game Recap
Joe Johnson scored 23 points leading the Hawks to a 98-84 victory over Cleveland at Philips Arena on Wednesday.
Atlanta was the ATS victor, as they covered the 9.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 191.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Al Horford had 18 points for Atlanta and Marvin Williams chipped in with 17 points. Joe Johnson had 7 assists for the Hawks, while Josh Smith was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
The Cavaliers got a 23-point performance from Antawn Jamison, who was supported by 18 points from Mo Williams. Mo Williams had 11 assists in a losing cause for Cleveland, while Anderson Varejao grabbed 13 rebounds.
The Hawks hit the break leading 49-46 before taking care of business in the second half.
Atlanta won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-35.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face New Orleans looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Minnesota.