Hawks rally at Pistons before fading to loss


The Hawks came back from a big deficit against Pistons before fading to a 111-104 loss on Friday night. 

The Hawks (2-10) trailed 57-41 at halftime before rallying to tie the game on Kent Bazemore’s three-pointer with less than four minutes to play. After Pistons center Andre Drummond made two free throws for a 100-98 lead, Hawks rookie John Collins’ alley-oop dunk tied it again. But Reggie Jackson responded with a three-pointer that put the Pistons (9-3) ahead for good.

Jackson scored 22 points for the Pistons, who won their fourth straight game. Bazemore led the Hawks with 22 points.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Sports

In final four, Minnesota has momentum and clearer path
In final four, Minnesota has momentum and clearer path

There was no shortage of exciting games in the divisional round, with upsets in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and a shocking last-minute win in Minnesota. As the dust settled, a group of four teams emerged as the contenders for the two spots in Super Bowl 52, which will be held at Minnesota’s U.S. Bank Stadium on Feb. 4. Tom Brady is the only quarterback...
What do owners of Patriots, Rams, Grizzlies and Flyers have in common? A big bet on eSports
What do owners of Patriots, Rams, Grizzlies and Flyers have in common? A big bet on eSports

The Overwatch League christened its inaugural season this month in largely the same ways as any professional sports league's opening day. The very best players in the world donned uniforms representing their teams. Fans packed an arena, purchasing licensed merchandise in addition to concessions. And announcers broadcast the action for hundreds of thousands...
NHL teams hide injury information, but it might be hurting players
NHL teams hide injury information, but it might be hurting players

Ken Hitchcock was tired of the dance. In his 22nd year behind an NHL bench, the Dallas Stars head coach decided he would break from the prevalent, league-wide trend of referring publicly to player injuries only as "upper body" or "lower body" ailments. "It's an injury and within two hours after we tell you [the media] it's...
Reunions, potential pitfalls highlight the 2018 ACC football schedule
Reunions, potential pitfalls highlight the 2018 ACC football schedule

Highlights, and lowlights, of the 2018 ACC football schedule to ponder as you pass the days until the season kicks off:   ———   Hey, Virginia and N.C. State really are in the same conference. So are Duke and Clemson. Amazing.   The ACC killed off some its original matchups when it expanded in 2004. It...
Hurricane Harvey destroyed their school. Now they share a building with their rival
Hurricane Harvey destroyed their school. Now they share a building with their rival

The final Summer Creek High School bell chimed, sending more than 2,000 chatty, energetic students into the parking lot and headed for home. But before Principal Brent McDonald could make his way outside to direct traffic, a murmur of voices began to swell inside the school. Even though the main hallway was now empty, the noise grew louder. It was...
More Stories