On Monday February 13th, the Atlanta Hawks moved on to a record of (32-23) after defeating the (23-32) (109-104) in overtime.
After Paul Millsap hit a game tying two point shot to force overtime, the Atlanta Hawks took control in overtime to leave the Moda Center with a victory. Tim Hardaway Jr. continues to be a hidden gem for the Hawks. Hardaway Jr. shot (8-19) from the floor dropping 25 points in 43 minutes. Hawks all-star Paul Millsap scored 21 points on the night with 9 rebounds. Dwight Howard’s domination in the paint continued in Portland as Dwight put up a double-double scoring 19 points and collecting 16 rebounds. Hawks point guard Dennis Schroder scored 22 points with 4 assist.
For the Portland Trailblazers, C.J. McCollum was RIP City’s leading scorer who dropped 26 points on (9-24) shooting with 5 assist. Trailblazers star Damien Lillard shoot (6-21) from the floor scoring 21 points. Maurice Harkless was (7-15) from the floor scoring 17 points.
The Atlanta Hawks continue their road trip before the 2017 all-star break as they face the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night at Staples Center. The Portland Trailblazers are in Utah on Wednesday night as they face the 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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