Hawks stun Pacers; Nets end Warriors' winning streak

Posted at 01/09/2014 12:51 PM
Indiana Pacers small forward Paul George (24) drives to the basket past Atlanta Hawks center Pero Antic (6) and power forward Paul Millsap (4) in the second half at Philips Arena. The Hawks won 97-87. Photo by Daniel Shirey, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

Hawks 97, Pacers 87

The Hawks jumped on Indiana early and led by 25 in the third quarter as they handed the NBA-leading Pacers their 12th consecutive regular-season loss in Atlanta.

Kyle Korver scored 17 points to lead five double-figure scorers for the Hawks (19-17) and extended his NBA record for consecutive games with a three-point basket to 105.

Paul George had 28 points and 12 rebounds for Indiana (28-7), who had won of eight of their past nine games and three in a row coming into the contest.

Indiana has not won a regular-season game in Atlanta since Dec. 22, 2006.

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Nets 102, Warriors 98

Kevin Garnett scored 11 of his 13 points in the fourth quarter and added a critical steal in the final minute to help lead the Brooklyn Nets to a win over the Golden State Warriors.

It was the Nets' season-best fourth consecutive win, while the Warriors (24-14) had their 10-game winning streak snapped.

Joe Johnson led Brooklyn with 27 points. Golden State's Stephen Curry scored a game-high 34 but he had the ball stolen by Garnett late with a chance to tie the contest.