A rough week for the former No. 1 opens the path to the early season throne.
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Damian Lillard scored 30 points and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 124-113 overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night.
Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 20 points and hit two of his 3-pointers in a key fourth-quarter flurry and the Sacramento Kings fought off Atlanta's comeback attempt to beat the Hawks 121-109 on Friday night.
Tomas Satoransky scored 27 points and the Chicago Bulls raced to a big lead in the opening minutes on the way to a 113-93 rout of the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.
Trae Young scored 28 of his 29 points in the second half, Jabari Parker added 19 points and the Atlanta Hawks moved past the suspension of John Collins to snap a three-game losing streak with a 108-100 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night.