Hawks stretch streak to five and send Heat to sixth straight loss
Atlanta’s Dennis Schroder goes for a shot under pressure from Miami’s Josh Richardson. AP

THE Atlanta Hawks came out on top after a tough encounter with the Heat, stretching its win streak to five with a narrow 93-90 victory on Tuesday in Miami (Wednesday, Manila time).

Dennis Schroder 18 points on 7 of 15 shooting as the Hawks notched their third win in four road games and eight overall in 10 outings.

Paul Millsap came up with 15 points, while Tim Hardaway Jr came off the bench to match that output for the Hawks.

The Heat, meanwhile, continued their slide and have lost six straight.

Hassan Whiteside and Josh Richardson had 19 points each for Miami, which has not won in two weeks.

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