Final

Regular Season Series (Game 1 of 1)

Series starts 10/18

Game 1: Thursday, October 18th
Hornets68Final
Hawks97

Hornets 68

(3-2, 2-0 away)

Hawks 97

(2-3, 2-0 home)

7:30 PM ET, October 18, 2012

Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA

1 2 3 4 T
NO 26 14 7 2168
ATL 23 17 26 3197

Top Performers

New Orleans: A. Davis 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

Atlanta: J. Smith 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

Hawks 97, Hornets 68

Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Devin Harris scored 14 points, including nine in Atlanta's 21-1 run to open the second half, and the Hawks beat the New Orleans Hornets 97-68 in a preseason game on Thursday night.

Harris joined Jeff Teague and DeShawn Stevenson in Atlanta's three-guard lineup.

Josh Smith led the Hawks with 16 points. Al Horford had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Anthony Morrow had 15 points.

Anthony Davis, the No. 1 overall draft pick, led the Hornets with 19 points, including 15 in the first half. Another rookie, Austin Rivers, had 11 points.

Following a 40-40 halftime tie, the Hornets missed their first 13 shots from the field in the third quarter. The Hawks outscored the Hornets 26-7 in the quarter.

Teague left the game with a left ankle injury in the third period. Hawks rookie John Jenkins was held out with a bruised left hand.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NO
ATL
Points 68 97
FGM-FGA 23-70 (.329) 36-86 (.419)
3PM-3PA 4-16 (.250) 9-30 (.300)
FTM-FTA 18-26 (.692) 16-23 (.696)
Rebounds (Offensive-Total) 7-45 8-44
Assists 18 25
Turnovers 16 9
Steals 4 6
Blocks 2 3
Fast Break Points 12 22
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (2/0) 23 (1/0)

Top Performers

New Orleans
Atlanta
Anthony Davis Davis
Points: 19
Reb: 7
Ast: 1
Stl: 0
Blk: 1
Josh Smith Smith
Points: 16
Reb: 7
Ast: 3
Stl: 0
Blk: 1