Pair of double-doubles lead Hawks past Wizards

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Atlanta's Josh Smith goes up for a basket over Washington's Bradley Beal on Friday night. Smith had 23 points and 15 boards as the Hawks improved to 11-5 on the year.  JOHN BAZEMORE/ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Atlanta's Josh Smith goes up for a basket over Washington's Bradley Beal on Friday night. Smith had 23 points and 15 boards as the Hawks improved to 11-5 on the year.

ATLANTA — Josh Smith had 23 points and 15 rebounds, Al Horford also posted a double-double and the Atlanta Hawks beat Washington 104-95 on Friday night to keep the Wizards winless on the road.

Horford had 14 points and 14 rebounds for the Hawks, who have won eight of nine. The Wizards, who had won two of three following their 0-12 start, fell to 0-8 in road games.

Kevin Seraphin had 19 points and Bradley Beal had 18 for Washington, which could not build on its win over defending champion Miami on Tuesday night.

Jeff Teague had 19 points and DeShawn Stevenson made five 3-pointers for 15 points for Atlanta.

76ERS 95, CELTICS 94 (OT)

In Philadelphia, Evan Turner had 26 points and 10 rebounds and Thaddeus Young added 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead the 76ers over Boston.

Boston’s Rajon Rondo had 16 points, 14 assists and a season-high 13 rebounds. Paul Pierce scored 27 points.

NUGGETS 92, PACERS 89

In Indianapolis, Andre Miller scored eight of his 15 points during a late 10-0 spurt, sending Denver past Indiana.

Paul George led the Pacers with 22 points.

WARRIORS 109, NETS 102

In New York, David Lee had 30 points and 15 rebounds, Stephen Curry scored 28 points, and Golden State gave coach Mark Jackson a winning return to Brooklyn.

Former Hawk Joe Johnson scored a season-high 32 points for the Nets.

BULLS 108, PISTONS 104

In Auburn Hills, Mich., Joakim Noah had 30 points and 23 rebounds, setting career highs in both categories and helping Chicago beat Detroit for the 16th consecutive time.

Rodney Stuckey led Detroit with 24 points.

TIMBERWOLVES 91,

CAVALIERS 73

In Minneapolis, Kevin Love had 36 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Timberwolves over Cleveland.

Alonzo Gee scored 16 points for the Cavaliers.

GRIZZLIES 96, HORNETS 89

In New Orleans, Rudy Gay tied a season high with 28 points and Memphis maintained the NBA-best winning percentage with its second consecutive victory, over the struggling Hornets.

Ryan Anderson, Austin Rivers and Brian Roberts each scored 15 points for New Orleans, which lost for the 11th time in 13 games.

SPURS 114, ROCKETS 92

In San Antonio, Tony Parker scored 17 points and Tim Duncan had 12 points and 12 rebounds to lead San Antonio past Houston.

James Harden, of the Rockets, had a game-high 29 points.

BUCKS 108, BOBCATS 93

In Milwaukee, Ersan Ilyasova scored a season-high 21 points and Marquis Daniels had season highs with 18 points and six rebounds to lead the Bucks over Charlotte.

Gerald Henderson led the Bobcats with 19.


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