Hawks Down Toronto 100-87 - Match Report
Joe Johnson went off for 37 points and added 2 rebounds leading Atlanta to a 100-87 win over Toronto on Wednesday at Philips Arena.
The Hawks were a 10-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 202.5.
Atlanta got 18 points from Josh Smith and another 12 points from Al Horford. Joe Johnson contributed 8 assists, while Al Horford cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Toronto got 20 points from Amir Johnson in a losing cause and another 16 points from DeMar DeRozan. Jose Calderon contributed 10 assists for the Raptors, while Amir Johnson had 14 rebounds.
Atlanta led at halftime, 54-45.
Atlanta had a 40-36 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Clippers. The Raptors will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.