Hawks win again, hang on top reeling Heat 93-90
MIAMI (AP) Dennis Schroder scored 18 points, Paul Millsap and Tim Hardaway Jr. each scored 15 and the Atlanta Hawks pushed their winning streak to five games by beating the reeling Miami Heat 93-90 on Tuesday night.
Mike Muscala scored 14 and Kent Bazemore added 12 for the Hawks. Dwight Howard had 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Hawks, before leaving with 3:06 left in the third quarter with a bruised left thigh.
Hassan Whiteside scored 19 points and grabbed an NBA season-high 25 rebounds for Miami, which has now dropped six straight. The eight Heat losses so far this season have come by an average of 6.9 points – with three of the last four coming by four points or less.
Josh Richardson also scored 19 for Miami, which got 14 points from Tyler Johnson, 13 from James Johnson and 11 from Dion Waiters.