Undermanned Hawks use balanced scoring to defeat Nets or third road win of season
Atlanta’s Dennis Schroder dives for a loose ball as Brooklyn’s Isaiah Whitehead looks on. AP

NEW YORK — Dennis Schroder scored 24 points and reserve Luke Babbitt had 20, leading the short-handed Hawks to a 114-102 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).

Atlanta had five players score in double figures in its third road win of the season. DeAndre Bembry had 12 points, and Isaiah Taylor and Taurean Prince each had 11.

The Hawks played without starting center Dewayne Dedmon and rookie John Collins due to injuries. Dedmon hurt his left leg Wednesday night and is expected to miss three to six weeks. Collins, the 19th pick in the June draft, injured his left shoulder Thursday night and will be out for two to three weeks.

Spencer Dinwiddie had 15 points for Brooklyn, which has lost five of seven.

 

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