Hawks use balanced scoring to even series with Wizards
Atlanta’s Paul Millsap goes in for a basket as Washington’s Jason Smith looks on. AP

PAUL Millsap again showed the way, with six other Hawks scoring in double figures in a 111-101 victory over the Washington Wizards on Monday in Atlanta (Tuesday, Manila time).

The Hawks evened the Eastern Conference first round playoff series at 2-2.

Millsap scored 19 on 6 of 15 shooting, while Dennis Schroder came up with 18 points, also making 6 of 15 field goal attempts.

Dwight Howard came up big this time for the Hawks, posting a double-double of 16 points and 15 rebounds.

Ken Bazemore came off the bench to also deliver 16 points, Tim Hardaway added 15, Taurean Prince chipped in with 11 and Jose Calderon had 10 points off the bench.

Game Five of the best-of-seven series is on Wednesday in Washington.

Bradley Beal scored 32 on 11 of 23 shooting, while John Wall had 22 points and 10 assists.

Otto Porter and Bojan Bogdanovic had 13 points each for Washington.

 

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