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Inside the box score: Hawks 117, Nuggets 106


Inside the box score and more of the Hawks’ 117-106 victory over the Nuggets Wednesday night:

Key players

* Dennis Schroder had a double-double of 24 points and 10 assists.

* Paul Millsap had 23 points, including a key and-one layup in the final minutes.

* Kent Bazemore finished with 14 points. He was 3 of 4 from 3-point range including the first two baskets of the game.

Key stat

The Hawks had one turnover in the first half, that coming in the second quarter.

Noteworthy

* The Hawks shot .549 on the way to 72 first-half points.

* Tim Hardaway Jr. has scored in double figures in a career-best eight straight games.

* The Hawks had a 23-12 advantage in fast-break points.

* Paul Millsap was presented with his All-Star jersey by principal owner Tony Ressler before the game.

* Thabo Sefolosha missed his sixth straight game with a left groin injury.

* The Nuggets lost Kenneth Faried to a right ankle sprain in the first half. He played just 10 minutes.

Quotable

“I definitely wanted those two.” – Tim Hardaway on dunks from near-court passes from Dennis Schroder

Next

The Hawks begin a three-game west coast road trip that leads into the All-Star break at the Kings Friday.



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