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Lou Williams scores 25, Hawks dismantle Jazz

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The Atlanta Hawks put together a very efficient performance, turning it over on only 10 possessions while totaling 32 assists, in a blowout 118-85 win over the Utah Jazz. This is the third win in a row for Atlanta (15-12).

Lou Williams came off the bench and had a strong performance, scoring 25 points on 8-13 shooting, including 6-10 on 3-point attempts. Other key performers for Atlanta were Paul Millsap with 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Mike Scott with 11 points and 6 rebounds. On 6-12 shooting, Alec Burks put up 13 points off the bench for Utah in the loss. Jeremy Evans contributed 10 points and 5 rebounds.

The Hawks posted a sterling assist-to-turnover ratio of 3.20. This year, they are 5-2 when they exceed 2.50 in this metric. Conversely, the Jazz are 1-3 when allowing their opponents to achieve such a stellar ratio.

Utah (7-22) couldn't get consecutive victories after beating Orlando on Wednesday.

Coming up next, the Hawks square off with the Miami Heat, who are 20-6 on the year. The Jazz match up against the Charlotte Bobcats, currently 12-14 this season. The Hawks have a 0-1 record against Miami this season.


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