Recap - Hawks Defeat Los Angeles 107-97
|Recap - Hawks Defeat Los Angeles 107-97|
Paul Millsap went off for 25 points and added 9 rebounds leading Atlanta over Los Angeles, 107-97, on Wednesday at Philips Arena.
Atlanta won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 204.5.
Atlanta got 23 points from Kyle Korver and another 21 points from Al Horford. Jeff Teague contributed 6 assists, while Al Horford cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Clippers got a 24-point performance from Blake Griffin, who was supported by 19 points from Chris Paul. Chris Paul had 11 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while DeAndre Jordan grabbed 13 rebounds.
The Hawks hit the break leading 55-44 before taking care of business in the second half.
Atlanta had a 40-36 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 Cavaliers. The Clippers will aim to get back on the winning track at Memphis.