Recap - Hawks Defeat Washington 102-88
|Recap - Hawks Defeat Washington 102-88|
The Hawks got a 34-point performance from Joe Johnson as Atlanta handed Washington a 102-88 defeat on Friday at Philips Arena.
The Hawks were a 11.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 196.5.
Josh Smith had 23 points for Atlanta and Jeff Teague chipped in with 14 points. Josh Smith had 8 assists for the Hawks, while Zaza Pachulia was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Washington got 18 points from Trevor Booker in a losing cause and another 14 points from John Wall. John Wall contributed 9 assists for the Wizards, while Trevor Booker had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Washington were victorious, as the score was 54-50 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Washington as they grabbed 39 boards, while Atlanta only had 34.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Memphis.