Atlanta Defeats Orlando 112-109 - Recap
The Hawks grabbed a 112-109 win over the Magic on Wednesday, behind a 24-point effort from Paul Millsap at Amway Center.
The Hawks earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 5.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 202.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Jeff Teague had 23 points for Atlanta and DeMarre Carroll chipped in with 17 points. Kyle Korver had 7 assists for the Hawks, while Pero Antic was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
The Magic got a 24-point performance from Victor Oladipo, who was supported by 19 points from Tobias Harris. Jameer Nelson had 7 assists in a losing cause for Orlando, while Tobias Harris grabbed 12 rebounds.
The Hawks hit the break leading 60-56 before taking care of business in the second half.
Atlanta had a 42-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face San Antonio looking for another win. For Orlando, they head home to face Los Angeles.