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Inside the box score: Hawks 105, Raptors 99


Inside the box score and more of the Hawks’ 105-99 win over the Raptors:

Key players

* Dennis Schroder led the Hawks with 26 points, including 11 of the Hawks’ final 19 points.

* Paul Millsap had 21 points, six rebounds and four assists.

* DeMar DeRozan led the Raptors with a game-high 28 points but was 1 of 8 from the 3-point line.

Key stat

The Raptors were just 4 of 25 from the 3-point line, a meager 16 percent success rate.

Noteworthy

* Paul Millsap scored 20 or more points for the career-best fifth straight game.

* Dennis Schroder has scored 20 or more points 25 times this season.

* Ersan Ilyasova drew his NBA-leading 31 charge.

* The Hawks bench combined to score just 15 points.

* The Hawks committed 21 turnovers, two shy of their season-high, and the Raptors totaled a season-high 17 steals.

* Jose Calderon was the backup point guard for the second straight game.

Quotable

“Coming down the stretch it might come in handy.” – Paul Millsap on win over Raptors

Next

The Hawks play the second of back-to-back games at the Grizzlies Saturday night.



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