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Millsap has 26, Hawks hold off Heat 121-114

  • Article by: CHARLES ODUM
  • Associated Press
  • January 20, 2014 - 7:15 PM

ATLANTA — Paul Millsap scored 26 points and the Atlanta Hawks overcame LeBron James' 30 points to beat the Miami Heat 121-114 on Monday night.

DeMarre Carroll added 19 points and Pero Antic had 17 for the Hawks, who snapped a nine-game losing streak in their series with the Heat.

Chris Bosh had 21 points for Miami, which was without Dwyane Wade for the second straight game.

James sank back-to-back 3-pointers midway through the final period to give Miami its first lead of the second half at 107-104. The Hawks regrouped to lead 112-108 following two free throws by Millsap.

The Hawks led 116-111 when a missed layup by Atlanta's Shelvin Mack set up James' three-point play to cut the lead to two points. Kyle Korver, who had 12 points, answered with a 3-pointer.

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