Recap - Hawks Defeat Phoenix 101-99
|Recap - Hawks Defeat Phoenix 101-99|
The Hawks got a 30-point performance from Josh Smith as Atlanta handed Phoenix a 101-99 defeat on Wednesday at US Airways Center.
The Hawks were a 1.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 186.5.
Willie Green had 20 points for Atlanta and Jeff Teague chipped in with 16 points. Josh Smith had 7 assists for the Hawks, while Josh Smith was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 17 boards.
Phoenix got 22 points from Steve Nash in a losing cause and another 18 points from Grant Hill. Steve Nash contributed 16 assists for the Suns, while Channing Frye had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Phoenix were victorious, as the score was 56-47 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Phoenix as they grabbed 38 boards, while Atlanta only had 33.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Trail Blazers. The Suns will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.