AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Jeff Teague scored 22 points, including two crucial free throws with 17.9 seconds left, and the Atlanta Hawks held off the Detroit Pistons 118-114 on Wednesday night for their sixth win in seven games.
Jeff Teague scored 24 points to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 91-84 victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night. The Hawks moved to 1 ½ games behind the Miami Heat for the No. 4 spot in the Eastern Conference.
Luol Deng scored 30 points and Josh McRoberts had 19 - season highs for each player - and the Miami Heat, playing without All-Stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, beat the Atlanta Hawks 115-111 on Friday night.
Arron Afflalo and Carmelo Anthony both scored 23 points, and New York almost lost a 16-point lead before holding on to beat Atlanta 107-101 Tuesday night, giving the Knicks their second win over the Hawks in three days.