Paul Millsap had 22 points, while Jeff Teague added 17 for a Hawks team that has won 29 of their past 31 games. Dennnis Schroder finished with 13 points and 5 assists, including starting a 4th-quarter run that helped the Hawks pull away.
The Thunder hung in their for most of the game and led by 7 after the 1st quarter. Russell Westbrook had 22 points, while Kevin Durant scored 21, and Serge Ibaka added 13, as the Thunder's 4-game winning streak came to an end. Those 3 players were the only 3 that were in double figures for OKC.
Meanwhile, the Hawks got a double-double of 14 points and 12 rebounds from Al Horford, and 13 points from DeMarre Carrroll. Kyle Korver was the only Hawks starter that did not reach double figures.
Atlanta drew their 3rd sellout in the past 4 games, bringing in 19,203 to watch their 15th straight win. The public address announcer was kind enough to remind the fans after the game, screaming "15 in a row!"
The Hawks are the 5th team in the past 3 seasons to win 15 in a row, with 2 of them winning the NBA Finals. Atlanta holds the best record in the Eastern Conference at 36-8 and will host the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves tomorrow night. The Thunder fall to 22-21 on the season and visit LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers tomorrow afternoon.