The Atlanta Hawks snapped a two-game road losing streak with a 124-86 blowout win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Atlanta grabbed control in the early going and never let up as they defeated Philadelphia for the third time this season. The Hawks continued their string of good defensive performances forcing turnovers and turning them into easy opportunities at the other end. Atlanta forced 15 first half turnovers and led 58-42 at the half. They pushed the lead to 20 early in the third quarter before the Sixers put together a 9-0 run to cut the lead to 68-57. The Hawks would right the ship however and closed the third with a 20-5 run to take an 88-62 lead into the fourth.
Atlanta blows out Philadelphia to snap road losing streak
Peachtree Hoops | Feb 4