You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to myAJC.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and bonus content- exclusively for subscribers. Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks

X

Welcome to myAJC.com

This subscriber-only site gives you exclusive access to breaking news, in-depth coverage, exclusive interactives and bonus content.

You can read free articles of your choice a month that are only available on myAJC.com.

Inside the box score: Spurs 107, Hawks 99


Inside the box score and more of the Hawks’ 107-99 loss to the Spurs Monday night:

Key players

* Kawhi Leonard returned after missing one game with a concussion and led the Spurs with a game-high 31 points.

* Patty Mills, subbing for the injured Tony Parker, had 14 points and nine assists for the Spurs.

* Dennis Schroder led the Hawks with 22 points and 10 assists.

Key stat

The Spurs were 16 of 34 from 3-point range, a season-high for the field goals. The Hawks were 6 of 22.

Noteworthy

* The Hawks forced the Spurs into a season-high 23 turnovers.

* Tim Hardaway Jr. extended his streak to 19 games with a 3-pointer.

* Dwight Howard was 3 of 10 from the free-throw line.

* Jose Calderon was again the backup point guard but played just 10:27.

* Schroder was a nominee for NBA Player of the Week. John Wall (East) and Karl-Anthony Towns (West) were winners.

Quotable

“We had a few empty possessions. Can’t have that against a good team.” – Paul Millsap

Next

The Hawks have two days without a game as they return home to host the Grizzlies on Thursday.



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Atlanta Hawks

How the Hawks season came to an end despite near miraculous comeback
How the Hawks season came to an end despite near miraculous comeback

Five observations from the Hawks’ 115-99 loss to the Wizards in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal playoff series. The Wizard won the series, 4-2. 1. Turnovers kill. The Hawks committed 22 turnovers for the game – but it was the 15 first-half turnovers that led to the 22-point deficit they were never able to completely erase...
Inside the box score: Wizards 115, Hawks 99
Inside the box score: Wizards 115, Hawks 99

Inside the box score and more of the Hawks’ 115-99 loss to the Wizards in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series Friday: Key players * John Wall scored a game-high and his career playoff high with 42 points for the Wizards. * Bradley Beal added 31 points for the Wizards. * Paul Millsap led the Hawks with 31 points and 10 rebounds...
Hawks’ quick playoff exit affirms change is needed
Hawks’ quick playoff exit affirms change is needed

Two years ago, the Hawks won two playoff series. Last year, they won one. This year, none. Sometimes you don’t need advanced analytics to tell you there’s a problem. The Hawks didn’t just lose a game and a series to the Washington Wizards on Friday night. They affirmed in defeat that, despite generally exceptional coaching, despite...
Hawks eliminated, Wizards nearly blow 22-point lead
Hawks eliminated, Wizards nearly blow 22-point lead

They say the closeout game is the toughest to win in the playoffs. It was for the Wizards. The Wizards nearly blew a 22-point second-half lead before a series-clinching 115-99 victory over the Hawks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals series Friday night at Philips Arena. The Wizards won the series 4-2. “It’s the toughest...
Game Thread: Wizards at Hawks Game 6
Game Thread: Wizards at Hawks Game 6

Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder dribbles against Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal during the second half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Washington.
More Stories