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Horford scores 22, Hawks beat Raptors 110-89

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TORONTO (AP) -- Al Horford scored 22 points, Paul Millsap had 16 and the Atlanta Hawks extended their winning streak to 11 games, beating the Toronto Raptors 110-89 on Friday night.

Jeff Teague and DeMarre Carroll each scored 13 points and Kyle Korver had 11 for the Hawks, who matched their longest winning streak since posting 11 consecutive victories to begin the 1997-98 season.

The Hawks have won 25 of 27 and improved the Eastern Conference's best record to 32-8.

Atlanta, which made 12 of 23 3-point attempts, is unbeaten since a 107-77 blowout loss to Milwaukee on Dec. 26. The Hawks extended their franchise-record road winning streak to 11 games and are 15-1 on the road since starting 1-4. Atlanta has not lost away from home since a 100-99 loss at Orlando on Dec. 13.

DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points and James Johnson had 17 for the slumping Raptors, who lost for the sixth time in eight games.

Atlanta lost twice to the Raptors in the first 13 games of the season, including an opening-night defeat in Toronto, but has gone 25-2 since.

Kyle Lowry scored 11 for Toronto, who allowed 24 points on 19 turnovers.

Many in the sellout crowd of 19,800 headed for the exits after Millsap's layup put Atlanta up 102-76 with 5:45 left in the final quarter.

Atlanta led 24-19 after one, with 11 points coming off seven Toronto turnovers. Millsap scored seven in the first and Horford had six for the Hawks.

Carroll scored five points and Teague had four as Atlanta closed the second quarter on an 11-2 run to lead 52-38 at halftime.

Korver and Carroll both made a pair of 3-pointers in the third and the Hawks went 7 for 9 from beyond the arc to take an 85-68 lead into the fourth.


Hawks: Atlanta is 27-1 when leading by 10 or more at any point in a game. ... The Hawks snapped a three-game losing streak against Toronto.

Raptors: The 14-point deficit at halftime was Toronto's biggest at home this season. ... Toronto fell to 14-4 with DeRozan in the lineup. ... Former Raptors guard Muggsy Bogues attended the game.


Hawks: Visit Chicago on Saturday night.

Raptors: Host New Orleans on Sunday afternoon.

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