Atlanta vs Brooklyn Wrap - Atlanta Wins 93-88
Paul Millsap scored 27 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Atlanta over Brooklyn, 93-88, on Friday at Barclays Center.
Bettors who backed the Hawks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 4 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 198.5.
Atlanta got 22 points from Jeff Teague and another 12 points from DeMarre Carroll. Dennis Schroder contributed 4 assists, while DeMarre Carroll cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Brooklyn got 17 points from Mason Plumlee in a losing cause and another 14 points from Marcus Thornton. Paul Pierce contributed 4 assists for the Nets, while Kevin Garnett had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 55-47 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 44 boards, while Brooklyn only had 38.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face Miami looking for another win. For Brooklyn, they head home to face Orlando.