Atlanta Hawks top Los Angeles Clippers behind Paul Millsap

Atlanta Hawks 107, Los Angeles Clippers 97
Atlanta's Paul Millsap (left), Los Angeles' Jared Dudley battle for control of a rebound.

ATLANTA — Kyle Korver scored a season-high 23 points and tied the NBA record for consecutive games with a 3-pointer in the Atlanta Hawks’ 107-97 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night.


Paul Millsap finished with 25 points and Al Horford added 21 to help the Hawks snap a two-game losing streak.

Blake Griffin scored 24 points and Chris Paul had 19 points and 11 assists as the Clippers lost their second in a row.

Korver, returning from a bruised rib that sidelined him the past four games, tied Dana Barros’ NBA 18-year-old record by hitting a 3-pointer in his 89th consecutive game.

He made his first attempt in the game’s first minute and finished 6 for 9 beyond the arc.

• The Hawks assigned rookie guard Dennis Schroder to the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League. Schroder was the 17th overall pick in this year’s draft.


SNAPPED: In Cleveland, Kyrie Irving scored 23 points and the Cavaliers snapped the Denver Nuggets’ seven-game winning streak with a 98-88 victory.


POSTPONED: The game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves was postponed because of smoky conditions inside the Mexico City arena.

The game, scheduled for Wednesday night, will be made up in Minnesota at a later date.

The arena was evacuated about 45 minutes before the scheduled 9:30 p.m. tipoff when a generator malfunction outside the arena sent smoke pouring into the building, according to NBA spokeswoman Sharon Lima.


BOBCATS: Forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist became the latest former Kentucky star to be sidelined 4 to 6 weeks with a broken left hand.

Charlotte announced that Kidd-Gilchrist, the No. 2 pick in the 2012 draft, suffered a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his left hand during Tuesday night’s game at Dallas.

Kidd-Gilchrist’s former college teammate and friend Anthony Davis, who was picked No. 1 last year, suffered a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal in his left hand.

The Pelicans power forward was injured Sunday night against the New York Knicks.


COURTS: Police cited Bucks center Larry Sanders for disorderly conduct and assault and battery in a fight in November at a downtown Milwaukee nightclub.

The two charges are municipal citations. The Milwaukee County district attorney’s office has said it has no plans to issue criminal charges against Sanders.



WHAT: Cleveland Cavaliers (6-12) at Atlanta Hawks (10-10)

TIME/TV: 7:30 p.m. Friday/SportSouth