Horford, Schroder lead Hawks in 101-87 victory over Nets

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ATLANTA— Al Horford scored 21 points, Dennis Schroder added 20 and the Atlanta Hawks won their fifth straight game, 101-87 over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.

Brook Lopez finished with a season-high 27 points and Thaddeus Young had 14 for Brooklyn, which dropped to 0-5.

Jeff Teague had 16 points and six assists and Paul Millsap had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Hawks.

After going 1 for 7 from the field with four turnovers in first half, Schroder had a strong start in the third, hitting three 3s, a pair of layups and assisting on two baskets by Horford.

The Hawks took the game’s first double-digit lead when Schroder hit a pair of free throws to make it 95-84 with 4:21 remaining.

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