NBA Game Summary - Philadelphia at Atlanta|
(Friday, November 15th)
Final Score: Atlanta 113, Philadelphia 103
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jeff Teague scored a career-high 33 points
with 10 assists while DeMarre Carroll and Al Horford scored 21 and 20 points,
respectively, to help the Atlanta Hawks take down the Philadelphia 76ers,
113-103, at Philips Arena.
Teague scored eight points during a 12-2 run that was capped by a Horford
layup with 6:28 remaining, which gave Atlanta its largest lead of the
The Hawks never looked back as Philadelphia closed the gap to seven but that
was as far as they came to another fourth-quarter comeback.
"It was OK, it was a good game for me but you know we got another one
tomorrow," said Teague on his career night. "That's a good thing about the
NBA, you can bounce in the glory for a little bit but you gotta get back at it
Evan Turner paced the Sixers with 27 points and Tony Wroten, making his second
consecutive start in place of Michael Carter-Williams, added 22 points and
Philadelphia went on a 12-0 run midway through the second quarter to take its
first lead when Wroten stole the ball from Teague and went in for the
coast-to-coast layup. Wroten scored six straight during the run and capped
it with a running dunk through the lane for a 39-36 advantage.
Darius Morris hit a 3-pointer from the far corner with the shot clock expiring
and 2.5 seconds remaining in the opening half to give the Sixers their biggest
lead to that point, 56-51.
"We moved the ball well in that first half, we found backdoors, we
found different people," said Philadelphia head coach Brett Brown. "I don't
think we moved the ball as well in the second half, I thought the ball stuck
a lot in the second half."
Lou Williams, playing in his first game since missing almost 11 months with
a torn ACL, rushed the ball up court and found Carroll in the corner for a
three of his own as time expired to pull the Hawks within two at half.
Kyle Korver hit a 3-pointer with 3:36 remaining in the first quarter to extend
his streak to 82 games with a successful 3-point field goal. He finished with
13 points and is seven games shy of the NBA record set by Dana Barros.
Spencer Hawes added a double-double for Philadelphia with 14 points and 12
Atlanta has recorded at least 22 assists in every game this season ... Korver
moved into 10th place on the Hawks all-time 3-point field goal list with his
first of the game, passing Craig Ehlo ... The last time Atlanta recorded back-
to-back wins against the Sixers was Oct. 29,2010-Dec. 2, 2010 ... Philadelphia
continues its three-game road trip tomorrow in New Orleans ... Atlanta travels
to New York with a matchup against the Knicks.
11/15 23:05:33 ET