Atlanta 81, Orlando 72

Date - Monday, November 19, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials - #14 Ed Malloy, #52 Scott Twardoski, #40 Leon Wood
Attendance - 15066

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Orlando 23 14 12 23 72
Atlanta 21 20 24 16 81

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Orlando 3-7 2-2 1-5 L2
Atlanta 5-4 2-2 3-2 W2


Hawks 81, Magic 72: Al Horford scored 15 points and Atlanta used a big third quarter to defeat visiting Orlando. 

Lou Williams was the only other Hawk in double figures as he scored 14 points off the bench. Jeff Teague chipped in nine points and seven assists while Zaza Pachulia pulled down 11 rebounds as Atlanta beat Orlando for the seventh straight time despite shooting 38.2 percent.

Glen Davis led the Magic with 11 points. No other player reached double figures for Orlando, which shot 37.8 percent, committed 19 turnovers and lost for the seventh time in eight games.

The Hawks took a four-point lead at halftime and outscored the Magic 24-12 in the third quarter. They took a 65-49 lead into the fourth quarter before expanding it to 24 early in the fourth.

Orlando used a 12-0 run to get within nine late in the fourth quarter but Horford's layup with just over a minute remaining officially clinched the win for Atlanta.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Devin Harris made his second start of the season for Atlanta and scored eight points. ... Orlando's J.J. Redick returned to the starting lineup after sitting out with flu-like symptons Sunday but was 1-of-7 from the field.. ... Hawks F Kyle Korver missed his first seven shots and was just 2-of-11 overall after shooting 74 percent on Atlanta's four-game road trip.

Top Game Performances

Orlando   Atlanta
Glen Davis 11 Scoring Al Horford 15
E'Twaun Moore 4 Assists Jeff Teague 7
Nikola Vucevic 13 Rebounds Zaza Pachulia 11
Gustavo Ayon 2 Free Throws Made Al Horford 3
Glen Davis 2 Steals Devin Harris 3
E'Twaun Moore 2 Blocks Kyle Korver 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Orlando 72 37.8 2-10 8-14 17 55 5 6 19
Atlanta 81 38.2 5-25 8-13 18 48 4 12 15

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game at home against Washington. The Hawks have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .600 after a loss.
  • Orlando will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Magic have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .286 after a loss.
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