Atlanta Hawks Caught Orlando to Escape 4th straight loss
The Atlanta Hawks (hereinafter referred to as Atlanta) beat the Orlando Magic (hereinafter referred to as Orlando) thanks to the performances of Trey Young (24) and Dejonte Murray (26).
Atlanta beat Orlando by 125-108, 17 points in the NBA’s 22-23 regular league game at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, on the morning of the 1st (Korea Standard Time). This will give Atlanta 12 wins and 10 losses.
Atlanta was active in the game with 30 points and 14 assists with a court margin of +24 and Murray with 27 points and 6 assists and 2 steals, including 3 3-point shots. Orlando fought hard with Franz Vigner with 22 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 assists, and Paolo Vanquero with 20 points and 5 assists.
Atlanta started hitting and going out in the first quarter. Atlanta got on the flow in the third minute of the game, with Young and Clint Capella adding blocks from Eliub Play and Murray. Orlando has also been chasing Wagner and Van Kerro, but Atlanta was one step ahead. Atlanta finished the first quarter with a 38-27, 11-point lead, with Young, Capella and John Collins adding points.
Atlanta also overwhelmed Orlando in the second quarter. Atlanta put Collins and Capella to put out the urgent fire as the bench lineup led by Murray began to fall behind Orlando. Young, who was followed by them, scored three consecutive assists in the attack, and Collins and Capella succeeded in stopping Wagner and Van Kerro in defense. Atlanta finished the first half with a 70-50 lead and a 20-point lead amid the performance of the main players.
In the third quarter, Atlanta also attacked Capella in the paint zone and Young scored Orlando’s defense from the outside. In particular, when Orlando scored, Young’s pull-up jumper, which poured cold water, boasted high efficiency every time he threw every time. With Young’s brilliant performance, Atlanta entered the fourth quarter with a 100-76 and 24-point lead.
Orlando put the starters in the fourth quarter, and Atlanta last faced Murray-led bench line-up. Orlando managed to narrow the gap to 10 points at the end of 7 minutes and 10 seconds, drawing Atlanta’s main players.
Atlanta, where the main players came back, won Orlando by 125-108 and 17 points as Murray scored five consecutive points, including a three-point shot, and Jarrett Culver’s cut-in layup and Capella’s layup were added.