|Date of game: 1/13/2015
Recap: Philadelphia vs. Atlanta
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Al Horford had his first career triple-double with 21 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists as the Atlanta Hawks routed the Philadelphia 76ers 105-87 on Tuesday night.
"It's a good feeling ... I'm just playing team basketball," Horford said of his triple-double.
Kent Bazemore netted 17 points off the bench, while Kyle Korver hit four 3- pointers and finished with 15 points for Atlanta, which is an NBA-best 23-2 over its last 25 games.
Michael Carter-Williams posted 20 points, nine boards and four helpers to lead the 76ers, who had won three of their last four coming in, their best four- game stretch since winning four straight from Dec. 29-Jan. 4 a year ago.
"They pass the ball, they play together," Sixers coach Brett Brown said of the Hawks.
The game was tied 33-33 at the midway point of the second quarter following Carter-Williams' three-point play, but the Hawks closed the half on a 16-4 run.
Philadelphia went 5:12 without a field goal during the stretch.
Korver, who had seven points during the surge, nailed consecutive 3-pointers before Mike Scott finished off the burst with a triple in the waning seconds for a 49-37 Atlanta advantage heading into the break.
Korver finished off an 11-4 third-quarter swing with a trey to up the Hawks' cushion to 71-51 late in the frame.
Atlanta took a 74-55 margin into the fourth, where it led by as many as 24 en route to the easy victory.
Earlier, the Hawks used a 13-4 flurry to help them build a 17-10 spread and they held a 25-20 edge following a quarter of play.Game Notes
The Hawks has won a franchise-record nine straight road games ... Philadelphia
had won two of its last three at home following an 0-14 start ... Shelvin Mack
had 12 points and 10 assists off the pine for Atlanta ... The Hawks tallied 21
points off 19 Sixers turnovers.