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NBA Coast to Coast: Hawks prove depth matters in win over Warriors

NBA Coast to Coast: Hawks prove depth matters in win over Warriors

The Atlanta Hawks climbed back to the top of the NBA standings by leaning on their depth and balance for a 124-116 victory over Western Conference leader Golden State on Friday night in Atlanta. Seven Hawks scored in double figures to outmatch the one-two backcourt combination of All-Star guards Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, who combined for 55 points and were the only Warriors in double figures. “I think we share the ball more than they do,” said Atlanta point guard Dennis Schroder, who had nine points and seven assists off the bench. “I think that's why we won the game.” The Hawks (42-9, .824) passed the Warriors (39-9, .813) for the league's best...

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