Hawks Back In Winning Collum by Topping Raptors

The Atlanta Hawks snapped a five-game losing streak with a dominant performance over the Toronto Raptors, 125 – 104.

Trae Young was the most outstanding of the Hawks, scoring 38 points and 11 assists. Clint Capella had 15 rebounds on the night. The Hawks had a solid lead over the Raptors from the start of the 2nd quarter, throughout the game. Their lead peaked at 24 just before the final buzzer.

Although the Hawks faired slightly below the Raptors in total shooting (51.5% to 51.9%), they faired better in three-pointers, 39% to 32%.

“Defensively I thought we played one of our best games tonight, said Hawks coach Quin Snyder, after the game. “Our guys were really focused on the game plan and the things to do to help each other.”

After Young’s 38 points, Dejounte Murray was the second-biggest scorer for the Hawks with 17 points.

The Hawks are now 10-14 for the season. They play the Cavs tonight.

Game Leaders Hawks Raptors
Points Trae Young, 38 Scottie Barnes, 23
Rebounds Clint Capela, 15 Jacob Poeltl, 8
Assists Trae Young, 11 Scottie Barnes, 8
3 Points Trae Young, 7 Siakam, Flynn, Trent, Jr. , 2
Team Numbers Hawks Raptors
Points 125 104
Rebounds 55 32
Assists 34 30
Field Goal %’s 51.5 51.9
3 Point %’s 39 32.3
Points in Paint 64 52
2nd Chance Points 24 3
Fastbreak Points 10 16

Data source: Atlanta Hawks, NBA