Atlanta vs Orlando Wrap - Atlanta Wins 89-87
|Atlanta vs Orlando Wrap - Atlanta Wins 89-87|
The Hawks got a 23-point performance from Josh Smith, who added 19 rebounds as Atlanta ran past Orlando 89-87 on Friday at Amway Center.
The Hawks were a 5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 181.5.
Joe Johnson had 14 points for Atlanta and Jeff Teague chipped in with 13 points. Joe Johnson had 5 assists for the Hawks, while Josh Smith was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 19 boards.
Orlando got 21 points from Ryan Anderson in a losing cause and another 18 points from Dwight Howard. Jameer Nelson contributed 5 assists for the Magic, while Dwight Howard had 18 rebounds.
Atlanta led at halftime, 41-39.
Orlando had a 52-43 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Heat. The Magic will aim to get back on the winning track at Milwaukee.