Recap - Hawks Defeat Orlando 97-88
|Recap - Hawks Defeat Orlando 97-88|
Atlanta got 21 points from Josh Smith en route to a 97-88 victory over Orlando on Saturday at Philips Arena.
The Hawks earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 10-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 203.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Ivan Johnson had 21 points for Atlanta and Devin Harris chipped in with 17 points. Devin Harris had 6 assists for the Hawks, while Ivan Johnson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Orlando got 20 points from Beno Udrih in a losing cause and another 17 points from Maurice Harkless. Beno Udrih contributed 8 assists for the Magic, while Nikola Vucevic had 15 rebounds.
Atlanta led at halftime, 45-44.
Orlando won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 53-44.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Cavaliers. The Magic will aim to get back on the winning track at Houston.