Detroit vs Atlanta Recap - Hawks Win 116-84
Detroit was run off the court by the Hawks on Wednesday as Atlanta blasted the Pistons 116-84 at Philips Arena.
The Hawks were a 9.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 190.5.
Atlanta got 17 points from Tracy McGrady and another 16 points from Ivan Johnson. Jannero Pargo contributed 8 assists, while Ivan Johnson cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Pistons got a 17-point performance from Greg Monroe, who was supported by 15 points from Walker Russell Jr.. Brandon Knight had 3 assists in a losing cause for Detroit, while Vernon Macklin grabbed 9 rebounds.
The Hawks hit the break leading 72-42 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Detroit as they grabbed 52 boards, while Atlanta only had 50.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Celtics. The Pistons will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.