Washington vs Atlanta Recap - Hawks Win 101-83
The Hawks grabbed a 101-83 win over the Wizards on Wednesday, behind an 18 -point effort from Joe Johnson at Philips Arena.
The Hawks were an 8.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 185.5.
Atlanta got 17 points from Marvin Williams and another 15 points from Josh Smith. Jeff Teague contributed 5 assists, while Al Horford cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Washington got 21 points from Nick Young in a losing cause and another 20 points from John Wall. John Wall contributed 6 assists for the Wizards, while JaVale McGee had 12 rebounds.
The Hawks hit the break leading 55-42 before taking care of business in the second half.
Atlanta had a 45-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Atlanta heads into a battle against the Nets. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Milwaukee.