Magic Fall 83-78 Against Atlanta - Game Recap
Josh Smith scored 22 points and chipped in with 12 rebounds for Atlanta on Thursday, leading the Hawks to an 83-78 victory over Orlando at Philips Arena.
The Hawks were a 5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 177.5.
Jannero Pargo had 15 points for Atlanta and Willie Green chipped in with 14 points. Kirk Hinrich had 4 assists for the Hawks, while Zaza Pachulia was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Orlando got 13 points from J.J. Redick in a losing cause and another 12 points from Dwight Howard. Hedo Turkoglu contributed 4 assists for the Magic, while Dwight Howard had 12 rebounds.
Atlanta led at halftime, 47-30.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 47 boards, while Orlando only had 40.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Warriors. The Magic will aim to get back on the winning track at Washington.