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Atlanta Defeats Portland 129-117 - Recap

Trae Young scored 25 points and added 15 assists for a double-double, leading Atlanta over Portland, 129-117, on Saturday at State Farm Arena.

Atlanta won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -2.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 240.5.

John Collins had 24 points for Atlanta and De'Andre Hunter chipped in with 22 points. Trae Young had 15 assists for the Hawks, while John Collins was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Portland got 35 points from CJ McCollum in a losing cause and another 21 points from Hassan Whiteside. CJ McCollum contributed 5 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Hassan Whiteside had 13 rebounds.

Atlanta led at halftime, 63-56.

Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-36.

Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Grizzlies. The Trail Blazers will aim to get back on the winning track at Orlando.