Highlights and stats for the 130–122 Atlanta Hawks game vs the Dallas Mavericks NBA. After defeating the Dallas Mavericks on the road, the Atlanta Hawks won their fourth straight game and kept moving up the Eastern Conference standings.With 30 points in the Atlanta Hawks' 130-122 victory at the American Airlines Center, Dejounte Murray led the team.
When Luka Doncic and Trae Young faced off, it was meant to be a showdown between the two NBA Draft stars, but Murray stole the show.Doncic missed the Mavericks' previous game in Portland due to a sore ankle, but it was clear he would play against his fellow school classmate.
Murray's accurate shooting and Young's quick thinking off the pick and roll and in transition helped the Hawks get out to a quick start and light up the scoreboard. As Atlanta scored 40 points in the opening 12 minutes, he had five assists.Luka Doncic scored 19 points in the first period, but the Mavericks committed seven turnovers as a result of their shaky start and early deficit.
At the conclusion of the first quarter, Atlanta experienced a fright when Young injured his ankle on a cameraman's foot below the hoop. He had to go the restroom, but he soon came back in the second quarter.
Once Young was temporarily injured and Doncic went to the bench, the scoring slowed down, and the Hawks maintained their lead for the duration of the first half.
Early in the third quarter, Dallas came out and seized the lead before going on a 14-0 run that appeared to flip the game. When it looked like the home team was taking control, Doncic and the Mavericks built up an eight-point lead, but Murray abruptly interrupted the run by rattling off five consecutive points, and the game remained tight until the very end.
Eight different Hawks scored in double digits, including Young, who had 18 points and 12 assists, and John Collins, who added another 19, but Luka's 30 points ultimately fell short.Two squads moving anticlockwise
With less than a minute remaining, Young finished off the Mavs with his trademark floater to extend the Hawks' lead to six points and give them their fourth consecutive victory and sixth in their last eight games, while the Mavs suffered their third consecutive loss and seventh in their last nine games.
In a fourth quarter that was up for grabs until the very end, Murray and Young grabbed control.Young had 18 points and 12 assists, while Murray finished the game with 30 points.Collins contributed 19 points and is constantly prepared to sprint to the basket as soon as Young comes off the screen.
Atlanta Hawks 130 Vs 122 Dallas Mavericks Summary
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