Atlanta 106, New Jersey 70

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 7:30 PM
Location - Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
Officials - #46 Matt Boland, #39 Kevin Fehr, #22 Bill Spooner
Attendance - 18711

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Atlanta 28 24 25 29 106
New Jersey 11 19 25 15 70

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Atlanta 1-0 0-0 1-0 W1
New Jersey 1-1 0-1 1-0 L1

Recap


Vladimir Radmanovic scored 17 points and Atlanta rolled to a 106-70 victory over the host New Jersey Nets in the Hawks' season opener on Tuesday.
 
Atlanta placed six players in double figures and never trailed as it closed the first quarter with a 17-4 run to take a 28-11 lead.

The Hawks' dominance continued in the second quarter and Jeff Teague ended the first half by hitting a 30-footer that gave Atlanta a 52-30 lead.
 
Atlanta's lead reached 39 points on four occasions in the fourth quarter.
 
Marvin Williams had 14 points and nine rebounds while Teague scored 13 for Atlanta, which was 12 for 23 on 3-pointers. Zaza Pachulia added 13 points and 11 rebounds.

New Jersey (1-1) rallied from a 21-point deficit for a 90-84 victory against Washington on Monday, but there was no comeback this time.

Rookie Marshon Brooks, playing in his second NBA game, led the Nets with 17 points. Kris Humphries scored 11.
 
The Nets played their final home opener in New Jersey before they move to Brooklyn next season.

Top Game Performances

Atlanta   New Jersey
Vladimir Radmanovic 17 Scoring MarShon Brooks 17
Vladimir Radmanovic 5 Assists Sundiata Gaines 4
Zaza Pachulia 11 Rebounds Kris Humphries 6
Marvin Williams 6 Free Throws Made MarShon Brooks 7
Vladimir Radmanovic 4 Steals MarShon Brooks 1
Willie Green 1 Blocks MarShon Brooks 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Atlanta 106 44.2 12-23 18-21 23 51 4 11 13
New Jersey 70 31.0 5-24 21-26 9 36 5 5 18

Upcoming Games

  • New Jersey will play their next game on the road against Orlando. The Nets have a W/L % of .000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game at home against Washington. The Hawks have a W/L % of 1.000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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