NBA roundup: Hawks set team record with 14th win in a row

NBA roundup: Hawks set team record with 14th win in a row
Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) looks to pass to forward Mike Scott (32) against the pressure of Pacers forward David West (21) in the first half Wednesday night. (John Amis / Associated Press)

DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague each scored 17 points to lead a balanced offense, Kyle Korver dunked for the first time in more than two years, and the Atlanta Hawks tied a franchise record with their 14th consecutive victory, routing the visiting Indiana Pacers, 110-91, on Wednesday night.

The Hawks improved to a stunning 35-8 and Mike Budenholzer clinched a spot as the Eastern Conference coach in next month's All-Star game in New York.


The Hawks romped to their 28th victory in the last 30 games, showing the kind of teamwork that has become their trademark in a season that no one saw coming. Ten Hawks had scored by halftime, and all five starters finished in double figures.

at Golden State 126, Houston 113: Stephen Curry got involved in an altercation with Trevor Ariza before finishing with 22 points and 10 assists, and the Warriors got their franchise-record 17th straight home win.

New York 98, at Philadelphia 91: Carmelo Anthony had 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Knicks to their second win in row after a 16-game losing streak. The 76ers' eight wins are only one more than New York's total, and each team is battling to better its odds to win the No. 1 pick in the draft lottery.

Oklahoma City 105, at Washington 103 (OT): Russell Westbrook drove for the winning layup with 0.8 of a second left in overtime, and Kevin Durant scored 34 points as the Thunder won its fourth in a row. Durant and Westbrook (32 overall) scored all 13 of the Thunder's points in the extra period.

at Memphis 92, Toronto 86: Marc Gasol scored 26 points, Zach Randolph had 19 points and 13 rebounds, and the Grizzlies broke open a close game with a 13-3 run midway through the fourth quarter. There were 14 ties and six lead changes for the night.

at Cleveland 106, Utah 92: LeBron James scored 26 points, Kevin Love added 19 and the rejuvenated Cavaliers won their fourth in a row. Cleveland is 4-1 since the four-time MVP returned after missing eight games because of a strained back and knee.

Dallas 98, at Minnesota 75: Chandler Parsons scored 22 points, and the Mavericks made 11 three-pointers against the Timberwolves (7-34), who tied a franchise mark for worst record halfway through the season.

at Detroit 128, Orlando 118: Brandon Jennings had 24 points and a career-high 21 assists, and the Pistons hung on after nearly blowing a 21-point lead. Andre Drummond added 26 points and 16 rebounds for the Pistons, who have won 12 of 15.

at Charlotte 78, Miami 76: Kemba Walker scored 15 points, Bismack Biyombo had 12 points and 12 rebounds, and the surging Hornets won for the eighth time in nine games despite going without a field goal in the final seven minutes.

at Phoenix 118, Portland 113: Season-high points by Eric Bledsoe with 33 and Isaiah Thomas with 27 saved the Suns after they watched a 25-point first-half lead evaporate but won their seventh consecutive home game.

Brooklyn 103, at Sacramento 100: Brook Lopez had 22 points and six blocks and the Nets picked up their second win in 10 games.