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SLICK MOVE Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) drives previous Phoenix Suns guard Elfrid Payton (2) all the plan in which via the 2nd half of an NBA basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022, in Atlanta (February 4 in Manila). AP PHOTO
ATLANTA: Trae Young scored 43 aspects and led Atlanta’s flurry of 3-pointers as the surging Hawks beat Phoenix 124-115 on Thursday (Friday in Manila) to complete the Suns’ 11-game superior hunch.
The Hawks made 20 of 41 3-pointers, including six by Young. Young’s final 3 made it 122-113 with 37 seconds final. Kevin Huerter made five 3s and had 19 aspects.
The Hawks hang received eight of their final 9 video games, with their most efficient loss to Toronto coming when Young became held out with a righteous shoulder contusion. Young will open up as Atlanta’s most efficient handbook in the February 20 All-Superstar Recreation.
NBA-main Phoenix dropped to 41-10, shedding for the first time since January 8 at home against Miami. Devin Booker and Chris Paul had been named All-Stars sooner than the game.
Booker led the Suns with 32 aspects. Mikal Bridges had 24, and Paul 18.
The Suns’ 2nd superior hunch of more than 10 video games this season integrated eight video games on the motorway. They effect a franchise story with 18 consecutive wins from October 30 to December 2, including a 121-117 home victory over the Hawks on November 6.
Clippers 111, Lakers 110
In Los Angeles, Reggie Jackson gave the Clippers the lead with a driving layup with four seconds final and accomplished with 25 aspects in a victory over the Lakers.
There had been five lead adjustments in the preferrred 1: 03, including Jackson’s winner. Anthony Davis, who led the Lakers with 30 aspects and 17 rebounds, had an opportunity to plan shut it, however missed a running floater as time expired.
The Lakers regained the lead on Davis’ dunk sooner than Jackson’s decisive layup.
Marcus Morris Sr. led the Clippers with 29 aspects, and Serge Ibaka added 20 aspects and 9 rebounds.
Malik Monk scored 21 aspects for the Lakers, and Russell Westbrook had 17.
Warriors 126, Kings 114
In San Francisco, Klay Thompson hit his first seven shots total and preliminary six 3-pointers and accomplished with 23 aspects and seven assists to aid Golden Enlighten beat Sacramento for its eighth straight victory.
Thompson accomplished 8 for 11 from the ground with seven 3s and persevered to manufacture strides following his 2 1/2-twelve months comeback from surgeries on his left knee and righteous Achilles tendon.
Stephen Curry had 20 aspects and seven assists.
Davion Mitchell scored 26 aspects for Sacramento, and Harrison Barnes added 25 against his dilapidated team.
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