Recap - Hawks Defeat Dallas 88-87
|Recap - Hawks Defeat Dallas 88-87|
Jeff Teague scored 25 points for Atlanta on Friday, leading the Hawks to an 88-87 victory over Dallas at Philips Arena.
The Hawks were a 1.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 202.5.
Atlanta got 17 points from Al Horford and another 15 points from Paul Millsap. Jeff Teague contributed 6 assists, while Al Horford cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Dallas got 16 points from Dirk Nowitzki in a losing cause and another 16 points from Jose Calderon. Monta Ellis contributed 4 assists for the Mavericks, while DeJuan Blair had 18 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Dallas were victorious, as the score was 53-39 at the break.
Dallas had a 44-43 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 Wizards. The Mavericks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.