Hawks remain perfect in preseason, beating Spurs 100-86
ATLANTA (AP) Jeff Teague scored 19 points and the Hawks remained perfect in the preseason, beating the San Antonio Spurs 100-86 Wednesday night in Atlanta’s first home game since the Eastern Conference final.
The Hawks (3-0) took control with an 11-0 spurt late in the third quarter, handing the winless Spurs their third straight defeat.
SPURS: F LaMarcus Aldridge (back spasms) did not play. Matt Bonner started in his place. … Kawhi Leonard scored a game-high 20 points.
HAWKS: F Thabo Sefolosha played his first game since April, when his right leg was broken in an encounter with New York police. He had 5 points in 8 minutes.
STAR WATCH: Thirty-nine-year Tim Duncan played only 13 minutes for the Spurs, scoring 4 points. He didn’t return after halftime.
UP NEXT: The Spurs are back home Sunday to host the Detroit Pistons. The Hawks travel to Dallas to face the Mavericks on Friday.