ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks have some positive energy for their longest homestand of the year.
The Hawks (11-30) won the final game of their West Coast road trip and begin a stretch that sees them play nine of their next 10 games at Philips Arena. The six-game homestand starts Friday when Atlanta hosts the Brooklyn Nets (15-28).
This will be the last of four games between the two clubs. Atlanta won two of the three meetings this season, most recently a 110-90 home win on Dec. 4.
Atlanta went 1-4 on its latest road trip, blowing late leads against the Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Lakers, but finished with a 110-97 win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday. The Hawks outscored Denver 28-19 in the final quarter to banish some of their fourth-quarter woes and end a 10-game road losing streak.
"We were locked in from start to finish," Hawks center Dewayne Dedmon said. "We came out here with a game plan and we executed, so it worked out for us." >> Read more
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