Inside the box score: Hawks 102, Bulls 93


Inside the box score and more of the Hawks’ 102-93 victory over the Bulls:

Key players

* Dennis Schroder had a game-high 25 points, including 10 in the first quarter. His basket with under a minute left preserved the victory.

* Paul Millsap had 14 points, nine rebounds, two assists and two blocks.

* Tim Hardaway Jr. had nine points but it was his steal and banked 3-point buzzer-beater to end the first quarter that gave the Hawks a 35-13 lead.

Key stat

The Bulls outscored the Hawks 37-8 from a minute remaining in the third quarter to a minute remaining in the fourth quarter.

Noteworthy

* Kris Humphries had nine rebounds.

* The Bulls had 25 turnovers leading to 28 Hawks’ points.

* Paul Millsap was a plus-29.

* The Bulls only leads were 2-0 and 4-2.

* Robin Lopez led the Bulls’ starters with just four rebounds.

Quotable

“I don’t even know what you are talking about. I have amnesia.” – Paul Millsap on bouncing back after loss to Pistons Wednesday

Next

The Hawks host the 76ers Saturday in the second of a home back-to-back games.



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