Atlanta Defeats Indiana 97-87 - Recap
|Atlanta Defeats Indiana 97-87 - Recap|
Josh Smith scored 28 points and added 12 rebounds for a double-double, leading Atlanta over Indiana, 97-87, on Wednesday at Philips Arena.
Atlanta was a favorite by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 188.5.
Atlanta got 20 points from Joe Johnson and another 17 points from Kirk Hinrich. Joe Johnson contributed 8 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Indiana got 21 points from Danny Granger in a losing cause and another 15 points from David West. Darren Collison contributed 9 assists for the Pacers, while Roy Hibbert had 13 rebounds.
Atlanta led at halftime, 59-41.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 45 boards, while Indiana only had 33.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Magic. The Pacers will aim to get back on the winning track at Memphis.