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Hawks keep streak alive, top Trail Blazers 105-99
Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4) and Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard struggle for the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 105-99 and stretched its winning streak to 18. - photo by John Bazemore
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks keep finding new ways to extend the longest winning streak in franchise history. This time, Kent Bazemore was the surprise star off the bench. Atlanta overcame 37 points by Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge to win its 18th straight game by overpowering the Trail Blazers in the final period for a 105-99 victory Friday night.
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