Atlanta picks up win over NY
ATLANTA (AP) — Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Al Horford added 19 points and Atlanta won its sixth straight game.
Carmelo Anthony, returning after missing one game with a sprained right ankle, finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Knicks. New York has dropped three straight and seven of 11.
Atlanta trailed by 15 midway through the first quarter and was down 14 late in the third before blowing past the Knicks to take a 20-point lead on Thabo Sefolosha’s three-point play early in the fourth.
Mike Scott had a season-high 18 points for the Hawks.