Trae Younger returned to the Atlanta lineup to attain 28 factors and helped the Hawks defeat the Toronto Raptors 132-121 to finish their three-game shedding streak on Saturday.
The victory additionally halted Toronto’s three recreation successful streak and stopped Atlanta’s 10-game shedding streak towards the Raptors. The Hawks beat Toronto for the primary time since March 10, 2017.
Younger was again within the lineup after lacking Thursday’s recreation with a proper thigh bruise. He was 14-for-14 on the line and had 13 assists. The Hawks had scored solely 91 factors towards Utah with out Younger.
Every Atlanta starter scored in double figures. Clint Capela had 23 factors and 16 rebounds, his nineteenth straight recreation with double-digit rebounds, and 4 blocks. John Collins added 19 factors and three blocks. Kevin Huerter scored 19, with 5 3-pointers, and Cam Reddish scored 10. Danilo Gallinari scored 14 off the bench.
Toronto was led by Chris Boucher, who got here off the bench to make 10 of 13 field-goal tries and rating a career-high 29 factors, eclipsing his earlier excessive of 25. Fred VanVleet added 25 factors and 10 assists and Norman Powell scored 20 factors. Toronto has break up its final two back-to-backs.
Atlanta was with out second-leading scorer De’Andre Hunter (proper knee discomfort) for the fourth straight recreation.
The Raptors received off to a quick begin and loved an eight-point lead when ex-Hawk DeAndre Bembry hit a 3-pointer for a 31-23 lead. Toronto led 34-28 after one quarter.
Atlanta bounced again and took the lead at 47-46 on a 3-pointer by Huerter and went on to steer 66-63 at halftime.
The Hawks scored the primary seven factors of the third quarter and led 73-63 on a bucket by Capela at 10:25. That appeared to awaken the Raptors, who scored eight straight and made it 73-71, however the Hawks recovered and led 101-94 after three quarters.
The Raptors play the fourth recreation of their six-game street journey on Monday once they go to Memphis. The Hawks are off till Wednesday, once they play at Dallas.
–Discipline Stage Media