Toronto 84, Atlanta 93

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, January 16, 2012 4:00 PM
Location - Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials - #74 Curtis Blair, #71 Rodney Mott, #32 Eddie F. Rush
Attendance - 11050

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Toronto 18 27 26 13 84
Atlanta 26 24 23 20 93

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Toronto 4-10 2-4 2-6 L5
Atlanta 10-4 6-1 4-3 W3

Recap


Josh Smith scored 28 points to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 93-84 win over the Toronto Raptors at Philips Arena on Monday.

Atlanta (10-4) picked up its third straight win and its fifth in a row over Toronto (4-10), which has dropped five straight contests.

Smith bounced over a crowd under the basket to tip in the ball, putting Atlanta ahead by eight points and stuffing a late comeback bid from the Raptors in the final minutes of the game. He added 15 rebounds to his stat line, making up for the loss of all-star center Al Horford, who is out with a shoulder injury.

Joe Johnson also had another strong showing, burying a 24-foot jumper to push Atlanta ahead by double figures in the closing minutes. Johnson finished with 27 points, six assists and five rebounds.

Toronto trailed by as many as 13 points in the first half, but reserve guard Leandro Barbosa brought the Raptors withing a single point. He had 22 points off the bench to make up for the abence of leading Toronto scorer Andrea Bargnani, who is out with a calf injury.

The Raptors struggled with turnovers, coughing the ball up 17 times, which were translated into 20 points for the Hawks. Toronto was ice cold from outside, shooting just 3 for 12 from 3-point range.

Amir Johnson and Jose Calderon each turned in 13-point efforts for Toronto.

Jeff Teague chipped in with 13 points for the Hawks.

Top Game Performances

Toronto   Atlanta
Leandro Barbosa 22 Scoring Josh Smith 28
Jose Calderon 11 Assists Joe Johnson 6
Ed Davis 11 Rebounds Josh Smith 15
Leandro Barbosa 4 Free Throws Made Joe Johnson 6
Ed Davis 3 Steals Jeff Teague 4
Ed Davis 4 Blocks Joe Johnson 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Toronto 84 42.3 3-12 15-22 19 42 6 4 17
Atlanta 93 45.1 5-13 24-31 21 36 7 6 10

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game at home against Portland. The Hawks have a W/L % of .700 after a win and .750 after a loss.
  • Toronto will play their next game on the road against Boston . The Raptors have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .300 after a loss.
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