Recap - Hawks Defeat Charlotte 118-116
Charlotte was victimized by Paul Millsap for 33 points as the Hawks defeated the Bobcats 118-116 in NBA action on Saturday.
The Hawks earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 6-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 194.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Atlanta got 28 points from Lou Williams and another 20 points from Jeff Teague. Jeff Teague contributed 9 assists, while Paul Millsap cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
The Bobcats got a 24-point performance from Al Jefferson, who was supported by 22 points from Gerald Henderson. Josh McRoberts had 9 assists in a losing cause for Charlotte, while Al Jefferson grabbed 23 rebounds.
Atlanta trailed at halftime, 50-45.
The rebound battle favored Charlotte as they grabbed 55 boards, while Atlanta only had 52.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Magic. The Bobcats will aim to get back on the winning track at Utah.