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Dejounte Murray scores 30 points as the Hawks defeat the Mavericks 130-122 for the 4th straight win

The Atlanta Hawks' 130-122 victory at the American Airlines Center, Dejounte Murray led the team.

After defeating the Dallas Mavericks on the road, the Atlanta Hawks won their fourth straight game. They kept moving up the Eastern Conference standings. With 30 points in the Atlanta Hawks’ 130-122 victory at the American Airlines Center, Dejounte Murray led the team.

Young added 18 points and 12 assists, and the Hawks defeated the Dallas Mavericks 130-122.

As Atlanta won a season-high fourth straight game to move back over.500 at 23-22, John Collins added 19 points.

Doncic finished with 30 points but only three in the fourth quarter, dropping to 4-3 all-time against Young. On draught night in 2018, they were traded for one another as the third and fifth overall picks, Doncic and Young, respectively. Also Read: President Joe Biden welcomed the Golden State Warriors, the NBA champions, to the White House

Dejounte Murray led Hawks for the 4th straight win

When Luka Doncic and Trae Young faced off. It was meant to be a showdown between the two NBA Draft stars. But Dejounte Murray stole the show. Doncic missed the Mavs’ previous game in Portland due to a sore ankle. But it was clear he would play against his draught classmate.

Murray’s accurate shooting and Young’s quick thinking of the pick and roll and in transition helped the Hawks get out to a quick start and light up the scoreboard. Atlanta scored 40 points in the first 12 minutes thanks to his five first quarter assists.

“These are the traits we were hoping for with (Murray) and Trae,” coach Nate McMillan said. “Trae did a wonderful job… seeing that (Murray) had a fresh hand, was feeling it, and was in a rhythm, which we attempted to exploit.”

At the conclusion of the first quarter. Atlanta experienced a fright when Young twisted his ankle on a cameraman’s foot underneath the hoop. He had to go to the restroom, but he came back in the second quarter after a brief absence.

Once Young was temporarily injured, and Doncic went to the bench. The scoring slowed down, and the Hawks maintained their lead for the duration of the first half. Also Read: Nikola Jokic 13th triple-double propels the Nuggets to their sixth straight victory

Mavericks vs Hawks Match Summary

As Atlanta won a season-high fourth straight game to move back over.500 at 23-22, John Collins added 19 points.

Doncic finished with 30 points but only three in the fourth quarter, dropping to 4-3 all-time against Young. On draught night in 2018, they were traded for one another as the third and fifth overall picks, Doncic and Young, respectively.

The Hawks shot 50% overall and 57% from 3-point range between Murray and Collins. Who combined to make 7 of 11.

Just inside the two-minute mark of the fourth quarter. Dejounte Murray, who Dallas acquired in the offseason for a number of first-round draught picks. They sank a three-pointer to give Dallas a 124-120 lead. With 41 seconds left, Young increased the margin to six with a high-arching floater.

Dallas shot 52% overall and 38% from a long range with 16 3s. But couldn’t get stops while allowing at least 130 points for the third consecutive game.

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Pratik Sharma
Pratik Sharmahttp://thesportslite.com
A college student who live football and must say a huge supporter of Barcelona. He is also an hip-hop rap artist who just loves to make music and spend his other time in watching European football matches.
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