— Trae Young scored 38 points, John Collins had 31, and the Atlanta Hawks rallied to beat Jerami Grant and the Detroit Pistons 123-115 in overtime on Wednesday night.
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In an annual tradition, Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Kevin Arnovitz discuss some of the league's statistical anomalies and whether they'll hold up. Will Paul George's hot shooting continue? How unreal are Nikola Jokic's passing numbers? Can Trae Young shake his cold spell? All that and more in the small sample theater.
— Damian Lillard scored 36 points and the Portland Trail Blazers rebounded from a first-half deficit to beat the Atlanta Hawks 112-106 on Saturday night.
— Donovan Mitchell made six 3-pointers on his way to 26 points and the Utah Jazz used a 21-0 second-half run to power past the Atlanta Hawks 116-92 on Friday night.
The Suns have had their game Wednesday against Atlanta postponed due to contact tracing with Phoenix players. Friday games between the Wizards and Detroit Pistons and Warriors and Suns also have been postponed.
— Trae Young scored 26 points, including the first three baskets of Atlanta's dominant start to the second half, and the Hawks beat the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers 112-94 on Monday night.
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Hawks guard Bogdan Bogdanovic has been diagnosed with a right knee fracture, the team announced Sunday.
— LaMelo Ball became the youngest player in NBA history to record a triple-double with 22 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-105 on Saturday night for their straight win.
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Points Per Game111.214th
Rebounds Per Game48.82nd
Assists Per Game24.717th