Recap - Hawks Defeat Boston 105-97
|Recap - Hawks Defeat Boston 105-97|
Jeff Teague scored 19 points leading the Hawks to a 105-97 victory over Boston at Philips Arena on Wednesday.
The Hawks were a 7.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 204.5.
Atlanta got 17 points from Kyle Korver and another 14 points from Paul Millsap. Jeff Teague contributed 8 assists, while Paul Millsap cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Boston got 24 points from Avery Bradley in a losing cause and another 19 points from Rajon Rondo. Rajon Rondo contributed 12 assists for the Celtics, while Jared Sullinger had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 56-51 at the break.
Atlanta won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-39.
Atlanta heads into a battle against the Nets. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Charlotte.