The Atlanta Hawks pulled out a close one against the Orlando Magic, 112-109. Atlanta (22-19) has now won back-to-back games after defeating Miami Heat on Monday.
Paul Millsap put up 24 points on 9-17 shooting from the field (1-3 from behind the arc) and 5-6 from the free throw line. He registered 5 blocks and 5 assists also. Atlanta also got solid performances from Jeff Teague with 23 points and 5 rebounds, DeMarre Carroll with 17 points and 8 rebounds, and Kyle Korver with 12 points and 7 assists. Despite the loss, Victor Oladipo scored 24 points for Orlando on 8-13 shooting from the field and 6-7 from the free throw line. He also recorded 7 rebounds and 7 assists. Tobias Harris chipped in 19 points and 12 rebounds and Jameer Nelson finished with 17 points and 7 assists.
This drops Orlando (11-32) to 2-2 against Atlanta on the year.
Coming up next, the Hawks play the San Antonio Spurs, who are 32-9 on the year. The Magic match up with the Los Angeles Lakers, currently 16-26 this season. The Hawks are 0-1 versus San Antonio this season.