ATLANTA (AP) DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points and the injury-riddled Toronto Raptors beat the Atlanta Hawks 102-86 on Sunday night for their second straight win over a playoff-bound team.
Alan Anderson, one of three Toronto players whose 10-day contract is about to expire, added 16 points for the Raptors, who were coming off an 84-79 win against Boston on Friday.
Ben Uzoh and rookie Justin Dentmon, also former D-League players on 10-day who have recently joined the Raptors, scored 10 points each. Toronto, which shot 55 percent (41 for 74) from the field, never trailed.
The Hawks, who routed the Magic 109-81 Friday for their fourth win in five games, never led against the Raptors. Josh Smith scored 12 of his 26 points in the first quarter, but Atlanta was dealt a big blow in its bid to get the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference.
Trailing by 14 at halftime, Atlanta opened the third quarter with a 15-6 run to pull to 59-54 on Kirk Hinrich's layup with 6:29 left in the period. However, Toronto scored the next seven points - five by DeRozan - and the Hawks never got closer than seven points again.
James Johnson's 20-foot jump shot gave Toronto its biggest lead, 94-70, with 4:22 left in the game. He scored 15 points for the Raptors, who also got 10 points from reserve forward Ed Davis.
Ivan Johnson had 14 points and seven rebounds for Atlanta, and Willie Green also scored 14.
The Hawks (35-25) are tied with the Magic for the No. 5 spot in the East, and Atlanta owns the tiebreaker.
Boston is one-half game up at No. 4, but if the Celtics and Hawks end up tied, Boston will get the nod by virtue of winning its division and winning the season series against Atlanta.
The third-place Pacers are three games ahead of the Hawks.
Toronto made 20-of-34 shots (59 percent) in the first half on the way to a 53-39. DeRozan had 15 points in the half,and Anderson added 14.
Atlanta was at 34 percent (14 for 41), with Smith account for half of the made shots at 7 for 12. All-Star guard Joe Johnson was just 1 for 8 before finishing with seven points on 2-for-12 shooting.
NOTES: Uzoh, Dentmon and Anderson all have 10-day contracts that will expire Monday as the Raptors prepare for a rematch against the Hawks, in Toronto. ... The Hawks were missing their top two centers - Al Horford (torn pectoral muscle) and Zaza Pachulia (sprained left foot) - and backup Jason Collins contributed just one point and one rebound in five-plus minutes. Atlanta was outscored 46-28 in the paint.