Washington vs Atlanta Recap - Hawks Win 101-99
Al Horford went off for 34 points and added 15 rebounds leading Atlanta to a 101-99 win over Washington on Friday at Philips Arena.
Atlanta won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 6-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 194.5.
Atlanta got 16 points from Paul Millsap and another 16 points from Kyle Korver. Jeff Teague contributed 7 assists, while Al Horford cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
Washington got 24 points from Trevor Booker in a losing cause and another 15 points from Martell Webster. John Wall contributed 11 assists for the Wizards, while Trevor Booker had 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 48-46 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Washington as they grabbed 60 boards, while Atlanta only had 46.
Atlanta heads into a battle against the Knicks. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.