Paul Millsap scores 28, Hawks beat Bobcats

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Paul Millsap finished with 28 and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Charlotte Bobcats, 97-83. Atlanta (30-35) is now on a four-game winning streak.

Millsap finished 12-20 from the field (2-4 on 3-point attempts) in a solid performance. Atlanta also got solid performances from Pero Antic with 11 points and 10 rebounds, Jeff Teague with 11 points and 9 assists, and Kyle Korver with 10 points and 9 rebounds. Despite the loss, Kemba Walker scored 20 points for Charlotte on 7-18 shooting, including 4-6 from behind the arc. He also registered 7 assists. Al Jefferson added 16 points and 12 rebounds.

The Bobcats paired an eFG% of 40.6% alongside a substandard FTA rate of 18.8. They are winless (0-7) when they drop below 45% and 20.0 in those respective offensive factors this season. The Hawks, on the other hand, are 6-1 when holding their opponents under those marks.

This defeat means an end to a four-game winning streak for Charlotte, pushing their record to 33-35 for the year.

Coming up next, the Hawks battle the Toronto Raptors, who are 37-28 on the year. The Bobcats match up against the Brooklyn Nets, currently 33-31 this season. The Hawks have a 1-1 record against Toronto this season. The Bobcats are 1-1 versus Brooklyn this season.

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