By Dan Bruno
Paul Millsap led the Hawks with 29 points on 12-of-20 shooting, 14 rebounds, five assists, two blocks and one steal, in 33 minutes. Dwight Howard only finished with five points, but hauled in 11 rebounds, a steal, a block and two assists, in 27 minutes, while Dennis Schroder added 27 points on 10-of-22 shooting and nine assists, in 31 minutes. Taurean Prince gave the Hawks a boost with 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting. Meanwhile, John Wall led the way for the Wizards with 29 points and seven assists, in 32 minutes. Bradley Beal struggled, as he shot 6-of-20 from the field, including 0-of-6 from long range and finished with 12 points. The only other players to score in double digits for Washington were Brandon Jennings, with 13, and Bojan Bogdanovic, with 11. Markieff Morris finished with nine points and six rebounds, in 29 minutes.
Posted on April 22, 2017 at 5:44 PM ET