Hawks Pull Away Late, Beat Kings 122-108
Al Horford led Atlanta’s balanced scoring with 24 points and the Hawks overcame a slow start to beat the Sacramento Kings 122-108 on Friday night.
Jeff Teague had 20 points and 12 assists, Josh Smith added 18 points and DeShawn Stevenson had 17 for Atlanta, which put six players in double figures.
Isaiah Thomas scored 30 points to lead the Kings, who have lost four straight and eight of 10. DeMarcus Cousins had 26 points and 13 rebounds.
Sacramento led by 13 in the opening period. The Kings led 63-61 at halftime but couldn’t keep pace in the second half as their road struggles continued. The Kings have lost seven straight on the road and are 5-24 away from Sacramento.
Source: Associated Press