Bazemore's late hoop lifts Hawks past Pelicans

Bazemore's late hoop lifts Hawks past Pelicans

They not only forced 18 Celtics turnovers but they scored 50 points in the paint and made life hard for the Celtics' offense.

The pure domination of "The Brow" at TD Garden reignited speculation about Davis joining the Celtics, pushing them past the Cavs in the East and raising them to the same level as the Warriors.

Leonard did not play in either game as the team tries to manage his shoulder injury.

Magic 108, Timberwolves 102: Evan Fournier scored a season-high 32 points to help host Orlando break a seven-game losing streak with a victory over Minnesota.

Kyrie Irving led Boston with 27 points, 24 after halftime as the Celtics rallied from a 12-point deficit and led by as much as five late in regulation.

Leonard's second-most productive showing was a 21-point outing in 26:06 on December 26 during a 12-point home win over the Nets when the Spurs improved to 26-3 in the last 29 meetings. "Just looking at teams, for instance, the Miami Heat previous year". "He's a very important player for our team". "We showed him a crowd all night. The adjustment is not that easy".

"It feels a lot better", Tatum said Monday. "I think he's going to be pretty tight for a while". Well, the three-pointer burned the Celtics in this one. Three different players scored at least 20 points, Enes Kanter added 18 points and 10 rebounds, and NY buried 12 three-point field goals. It's not like we're a championship team, but when - again I'll go back to our last five road games; We won two of them, had one in Miami with the call against (Kelly) Olynyk, all of the sudden we win that game, and Washington and Minnesota are teams we want to become someday.

Dragic's second-half surge included a burst of 11 straight points, including three three-pointers.

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Parker recognised he had a big challenge, but remained confident. "And I'm hoping to catch him on the chin and knock him out". Every time I'm tested, and I know what I've paid to be voluntarily tested. "I know what I've paid to be voluntarily tested.

Boston opened as a 4.5-point favorite, while the Over/Under (O/U) for the game has been set at 214 points.

The Atlanta Hawks have been solid at home recently and have actually done a nice job of covering games overall for being one of the worst teams in the league.

The Pelicans (23-20) have won three successive games as the Celtics dropped to 34-11 but remain in first place in the Eastern Conference. 3, but has dropped five of its last six starting with an 87-85 loss to Boston on January 6. Defensively the Nets are allowing 106 points on 46.3 percent shooting to go along with a 104.6 defensive rating.

The last time the Pelicans played, they topped the New York Knicks, 123-118. The Nets shot 36.8 percent and allowed the Knicks to shoot 51.2 percent.

This was a wonderful game for the Hawks, and though wins are of little effect for the team this season, it's always nice to see a likeable, scrappy team defeat two Top-10 players at the height of their powers. They were within two after DeMarre Carroll beat the buzzer to end the third quarter, but promptly gave up a 26-7 run to start the fourth.

"For some reason tonight, the whole game we were a little careless". Hardaway's jumper gave NY a 96-77 lead with 1:22 remaining in the period, but New Orleans then went on a 17-4 run to cut it 100-94 midway through the fourth.

Booker scored 43 points on 29 shots.

He had eight points and seven rebounds while shooting 2-of-8 from the field against the Hawks.

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