New Jersey vs Atlanta Recap - Hawks Win 105-98
Atlanta earned a 105-98 victory over New Jersey on Friday, getting 22 points from Jeff Teague at Philips Arena.
Atlanta won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 11.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 177.5.
Atlanta got 21 points from Joe Johnson and another 12 points from Al Horford. Jeff Teague contributed 6 assists, while Zaza Pachulia cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
New Jersey got 23 points from Deron Williams in a losing cause and another 21 points from MarShon Brooks. Deron Williams contributed 6 assists for the Nets, while Kris Humphries had 13 rebounds.
The Hawks hit the break leading 43-37 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored New Jersey as they grabbed 40 boards, while Atlanta only had 38.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rockets. The Nets will aim to get back on the winning track at Cleveland.