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

    NO: A. Davis 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Atl: 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