Atlanta Defeats Los Angeles 109-102 - Recap
|Atlanta Defeats Los Angeles 109-102 - Recap|
Los Angeles was scorched by Joe Johnson for 28 points as the Hawks defated the Clippers 109-102 in NBA action on Tuesday.
The Hawks were a 1-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 Jeff Teague and another 18 points from Josh Smith. Josh Smith contributed 5 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Clippers got a 36-point performance from Blake Griffin, who was supported by 34 points from Chris Paul. Chris Paul had 8 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while DeAndre Jordan grabbed 9 rebounds.
The Hawks hit the break leading 52-50 before taking care of business in the second half.
Atlanta had a 42-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face Dallas looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face New York.