Nuggets beat Eastern Conference-leading Hawks 115-102

DENVER (AP) — Danilo Gallinari had 23 points, Will Barton added 16 and the Denver Nuggets beat Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta 115-102 on Wednesday night for their eighth straight home win over the Hawks. By the end of the third quarter, Atlanta coach Mike Budenholzer had seen enough and inserted his bench players, who went on[…]

Hawks begin long road trip already tuning up for playoffs

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks headed west on their longest road trip of the season with really just one goal left to accomplish during the regular season: Be at their best when the playoffs begin. After becoming the first NBA team to reach 50 wins (a few hours ahead of Golden State), the Hawks[…]

Hawks score season high in 130-105 victory over Sacramento

ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Korver and DeMarre Carroll each scored 20 points as the Atlanta Hawks bounced back from a rare loss by becoming the first NBA team to 50 wins, scoring a season high in routing the Sacramento Kings 130-105 Monday night. Resting three starters, the East-leading Hawks (50-13) were beaten by the lowly[…]

Lowly 76ers surprise short-handed Hawks 92-84

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hollis Thompson and Luc Mbah a Moute scored 19 points apiece, and the Philadelphia 76ers surprised the short-handed Atlanta Hawks 92-84 on Saturday night. Nerlens Noel had 11 points and 17 rebounds for the 76ers, who erased a 16-point deficit to win for the second time in 11 games. Philadelphia (14-49) entered[…]