Zach LaVine would have traded his first-career 50-point game for a win over the Hawks, but LaVine shouldn’t feel that bad. Of the 10 players to hit 50-plus points in a game this season, their teams are 6-4.
Chicago managed just 42 points in the second half, while the Hawks received consistent offense from Young and Danillo Gallinari to take control down the stretch on their way to a 12I-108 victory. I feel like we were able to come back in this game because of our defense,” commented Capela after the game, keeping it simple. Really what we needed to do is get stops and score on the other end,” Young added.
Stars in Boston and Chicago hit the 50-point mark Friday night, but only one was lucky enough to get the win as well. (Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports)