Atlanta Defeats Washington 95-92 - Recap
Josh Smith scored 20 points leading the Hawks to a 95-92 victory over Washington at Verizon Center on Saturday.
The winning margin fell right on the closing number of 3, meaning the game was a push for bettors. Those betting UNDER the total were also victorious as the final score equalled an UNDER play.
Joe Johnson had 16 points for Atlanta and Zaza Pachulia chipped in with 13 points. Jeff Teague had 9 assists for the Hawks, while Josh Smith was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Washington got 21 points from Nene Hilario in a losing cause and another 20 points from Jordan Crawford. Trevor Booker contributed 3 assists for the Wizards, while Trevor Booker had 14 rebounds.
The Hawks hit the break trailing 52-41 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 41 boards, while Washington only had 39.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face Utah looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Boston.