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[…]

Teague, Horford help Hawks rally from 18 down, beat Houston

ATLANTA (AP) — Jeff Teague scored 25 points, Al Horford added 18 and the NBA-leading Atlanta Hawks rallied from an 18-point deficit to win their fifth straight game, 104-96 over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. James Harden, the league’s leading scorer, was serving a one-game suspension and did not play for Houston, but the[…]

Hawks show they can rely on backups to keep winning

ATLANTA (AP) — John Jenkins smiled when asked how the Atlanta Hawks won on the road without three starters and a top backup. Saturday night’s 93-91 win at Miami was perhaps the most impressive demonstration of the Hawks’ depth this season. All-Star center Al Horford stayed home with his wife and newborn son. Jeff Teague,[…]