Inside the box score: Hawks 103, Hornets 76


Inside the box score and more of the Hawks’ 103-76 victory over the Hornets Tuesday:

Key players

* Dwight Howard led the Hawks with 19 points and 12 rebounds.

* Paul Millsap finished with 10 points and seven rebounds.

* Mike Muscala had eight points, on 4 of 4 shooting, and was a team-high plus-26.

Key stat

All 13 available Hawks played, scored at least three points and had at least one rebound.

Noteworthy

* The Hawks had 30 assists, the third straight game with at least that many.

* The Hawks held the Hornets to a season-low .330 field goal percentage. They were 3 of 23 from 3-point range.

* The Hawks bench is averaging 49.3 points over the past three games.

* Dwight Howard has 296 offensive rebounds and passed Dan Roundfield for 10th Hawks’ all-time single-season list.

* Thabo Sefolosha was active after missing eight games with a right groin strain. He came off the bench and played 16 minutes with four points, two rebounds and an assist.

Quotable

“I think it’s obvious. The ball movement is a lot better.” – Paul Millsap on Hawks’ four-game win streak

Next

The Hawks end the regular season at the Pacers Wednesday.



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