Atlanta 107, Phoenix 94

Date - Friday, March 15, 2013 7:30 PM
Location - Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials - #29 Mark Lindsay, #44 Eli Roe, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 14282

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Phoenix 23 23 22 26 94
Atlanta 27 30 25 25 107

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Phoenix 22-44 15-17 7-27 L3
Atlanta 36-29 21-11 15-18 W2

Recap

Hawks 107, Suns 94: Josh Smith collected 17 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists and Al Horford added 16 points and 11 boards as host Atlanta won its second straight.

Kyle Korver went 4-for-5 from 3-point range and chipped in 16 points and Devin Harris added 15 points for the Hawks, who beat Phoenix for only the third time in the last 11 meetings. 

Goran Dragic had 21 points and eight assists to lead the Suns, who have dropped five of six and remained tied with New Orleans for the worst record in the Western Conference. Jermaine O'Neal added 18 points and Markieff Morris had 15 points and 11 rebounds for Phoenix.

It was close for most of the first half, but the Hawks began to gain some separation late in the second quarter and took a 57-46 lead into the break after DeShawn Stevenson's buzzer-beating 3-pointer.

The Suns never got closer than five points in the second half, and they were done in by a drought of more than four minutes without a field goal, as Atlanta took an 82-68 lead into the fourth and coasted to an easy win. 

GAME NOTEBOOK: Horford has scored in double figures in 24 consecutive games, the second-longest streak of his career, and has recorded double-doubles in six of the past seven contests. … The Suns were 3-for-19 from 3-point range, while Atlanta was 12-for-23. … Korver has made a 3-pointer in 58 consecutive games, the longest streak in the NBA since Peja Stojakovic's 62-game run from Jan. 16-Dec. 10, 2008.

Top Game Performances

Phoenix   Atlanta
Goran Dragic 21 Scoring Josh Smith 17
Goran Dragic 8 Assists Josh Smith 7
Markieff Morris 11 Rebounds Al Horford 11
Goran Dragic 6 Free Throws Made Al Horford 4
Jared Dudley 3 Steals Devin Harris 3
Michael Beasley 1 Blocks Al Horford 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Phoenix 94 44.3 3-19 21-31 20 46 2 10 24
Atlanta 107 48.8 12-23 13-16 27 41 4 14 20

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against Brooklyn. The Hawks have a W/L % of .543 after a win and .567 after a loss.
  • Phoenix will play their next game on the road against Washington . The Suns have a W/L % of .348 after a win and .326 after a loss.