The Atlanta Hawks claimed a 134-129 road win against the San Antonio Spurs in double overtime on Thursday.
The Hawks’ Clint Capela, Danilo Gallinari, and Trae Young made a double-double in the win against the home side at San Antonio’s AT&T Center.
Swiss center Capela finished with 28 points and 17 rebounds, as Young scored 28 points and 12 assists.
Italian forward Gallinari came off the bench to perform a double-double of his own, with 16 points and a dozen rebounds.
Serbian forward Bogdan Bogdanovic helped his team with 28 points.
The Spurs’ DeMar DeRozan was the highest scorer of the game with 36 points, while Austrian center Jakob Poeltl made a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds.
With this result, the Atlanta Hawks improved to a 24-24 win/loss record in the Eastern Conference standings.
Sixers beat Cavaliers 114-94 in Turkish night
The Philadelphia 76ers also defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers with a 114-94 score in an away game.
Sixers guard Shake Milton became the highest scorer in the game with 27 points at the Quicken Loans Arena.
Dwight Howard made a double-double with 18 points and 15 rebounds, while Turkish international Furkan Korkmaz scored seven points.
The Cavaliers’ guard Collin Sexton scored 24 points and Dean Wade produced 16 points and eight rebounds, but their performance could not save the team from their loss to the Cavaliers.
Also, Turkish forward Cedi Osman finished with six points for the losing side.
The second-place Sixers improved to a 33-15 win/loss in the Eastern Conference standings.
Cleveland Cavaliers – Philadelphia 76ers: 94-114
Detroit Pistons – Washington Wizards: 120-91
Brooklyn Nets – Charlotte Hornets: 111-89
Miami Heat – Golden State Warriors: 116-109
New Orleans Pelicans – Orlando Magic: 110-115
San Antonio Spurs – Atlanta Hawks: 129-134 (double overtime)
Los Angeles Clippers – Denver Nuggets: 94-101
*First team home team
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