ATLANTA – – John Collins scored 20 points, Cam Reddish and Kevin Huerter had 19 apiece and the Atlanta Hawks won their third straight game with a 110-99 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. “The game becomes easy for us. We have so many skilled guys.”
After Reddish knocked down a 3-pointer to push Atlanta to an 81-70 lead with 3 1/2 minutes left in the third quarter, the margin never dipped below 10 points until former Hawk Dennis Schröder connected on a trey to cut it to 108-99 with 1:47 left.
With Robert Williams out with an injury, Grant Williams stepped in to score 18 points for the Celtics. Schröder scored 15 points and Al Horford had 13.
Hawks: Huerter and G Bogdan Bogdanovic both played despite lingering ailments.