On Saturday February 4th, the Atlanta Hawks moved on to a record of (30-21) after defeating the (20-33) Orlando Magic (113-86) at Philips Arena. The Hawks continued their winning ways from Thursday night’s victory against the Houston Rockets.
For the Atlanta Hawks, both Tim Hardaway Jr. and Paul Millsap were huge scored 21 points each. Tim Hardaway Jr. shot (8-14) from the field and Paul Millsap shot (7-14). Hawks big man Dwight Howard continues to be a double-double machine for the Hawks finished the game with 11 points and 13 rebounds against his former team. The Atlanta Hawks led the Magic (65-39) at halftime and never looked back. Following the game we caught up with Hawks rookie DeAndre Bemby. Bemby has seen a lot of minute recently so he spoke on his effort on the defensive side of the ball and learning on the fly. We also spoke with Tim Hardway Jr. on his recent scoring streak from his games in Houston and against the Magic. Dwight Howard spoke on the Hawks two game winning streak and the Atlanta Falcons playing in Super Bowl 51.
The Orlando Magic’s first half struggles seemed to be to big for them to overcome. Orlando Magic high flyer Aaron Gordon finished the game with 16 points. Magic point guard Elfrid Payton finished the game with 12 point and no assist. Jeff Green was effective off the bench in his near 18 minutes of action. Green finished the game with 12 points.
The Atlanta Hawks are off on Super Bowl Sunday and they return to action on Monday February 6th as they host the (32-19) Utah Jazz. Stay tuned to HHS1987 for more NBA news. Follow @eldorado2452 on Twitter and Instagram for all your Atlanta Hawks, NBA and sports news.
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