Atlanta Falls 127-110 to Nets - Recap
Atlanta was scorched by Joe Johnson for 29 points as the Nets defated the Hawks 127-110 in NBA action on Thursday.
Brooklyn won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 194.5.
Andray Blatche had 20 points for Brooklyn and Paul Pierce chipped in with 18 points. Jason Terry had 7 assists for the Nets, while Andray Blatche was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
The Hawks got a 17-point performance from Mike Scott, who was supported by 17 points from Shelvin Mack. Shelvin Mack had 7 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Pero Antic grabbed 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Brooklyn were victorious, as the score was 65-53 at the break.
Brooklyn won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-28.
Next game, Brooklyn takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Miami.