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Inside the box score: Lakers 109, Hawks 94


Inside the box score and more of the Hawks’ 109-94 loss to the Lakers:

Key players

* Lou Williams finished with 21 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter.

* Larry Nance Jr. had a double-double with 12 points and a season-high 10 rebounds, including four on the offensive end.

* Kent Bazemore broke out of a scoring slump with a 21 points, including five 3-pointers.

Key stat

The Hawks scored 16 second-quarter points on 7 of 20 shooting.

Noteworthy

* The Hawks finished with 25 assists but 11 of those game in the first quarter.

* The first-quarter assist total matched the game total from the loss to the Jazz Friday.

* Bazemore had missed his previous 13 3-point attempts before his first-quarter make.

* The Lakers outrebounded the Hawks 53-38.

* Tarik Black led the Lakers with a plus-27 rating in 28 minutes off the bench.

Quotable

“Very much so. We’ve got to keep fighting. We’ve got to try to figure it out. It’s early, but it’s definitely frustrating.” – Paul Millsap on frustration of Hawks’ current slide

Next

The Hawks continue the five-game road trip at the Warriors Monday.


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