Hawks vs Knicks Final: 100-90 - Recap
The Hawks got a 28-point performance from Joe Johnson as Atlanta ran past New York 100-90 on Friday at Philips Arena.
The Hawks were a 3-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 186.5.
Josh Smith had 23 points for Atlanta and Willie Green chipped in with 20 points. Jeff Teague had 7 assists for the Hawks, while Zaza Pachulia was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
New York got 36 points from Carmelo Anthony in a losing cause and another 25 points from Iman Shumpert. Baron Davis contributed 4 assists for the Knicks, while Carmelo Anthony had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 52-40 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 40 boards, while New York only had 33.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the 76ers. The Knicks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cleveland.