Atlanta. Trey Young finished the night with 26 points and 13 assists, Dejaunte Murray added 26 points and the Atlanta Falcons used a dominant third quarter to defeat the Detroit Pistons 130–105 at State Farm Arena.
The Falcons have won three of their four recent games to improve to 17–16 in seventh place in the NBA Eastern Conference.
In the game, Serbian Bogdan Bogdanovic contributed 19 points and Swiss Clint Capela, who returned after missing three games with a calf strain, contributed 10 rebounds and the same number of points for Atlanta.
For the Pistons, who now have the worst record in the NBA (8-27) with five losses in a row, Jalen Duren had 13 points and eight rebounds, while Kilian Hayes contributed five assists and 17 points.
Atlanta went on a 17–3 run in a span of over four minutes during the third quarter, taking a double digit lead for the first time, 79–69 with Murray running through the wings.
Although they tried to resist, Detroit was never a threat and were down by 15 points in the remaining minutes before they entered the final stage.
the bulls beat the knicks
In a matchup of the great rivalry, the Chicago Bulls prevailed at Madison Square Garden and defeated the New York Knicks 118–117 in the fourth quarter.
He got the win with less than a second to go with a long shot from Chicago guard DeMar DeRozan.
In other results, the Orlando Magic pulled off a 133–113 win against the San Antonio Spurs, the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Los Angeles Clippers 119–114; While the Milwaukee Bucks didn’t resist and faltered 118-100 against the Brooklyn Nets.