Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha, left, drives around Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, right, in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Inside the box score: Hawks 110, Thunder 108

Key players

* Paul Millsap finished with 30 points and 11 rebounds. His basket with 12 seconds left was the game-winner.

* Dennis Schroder had a team-high 31 points and eight assists, his third 30-point effort in the past 10 games.

* Russell Westbrook didn’t get a triple-double but he did have a game-high 46 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists.

Key stat

The Hawks were outrebounded 27-15 in first half, including 10-1 on offensive boards. By the end of the game the margin was 44-35.


* The Hawks held a 4-2 advantage in fast break points.

* The Thunder scored just 16 first-quarter points after shooting 27 percent from the field.

* The Hawks rode their starters who had all but 14 of the points.

* The Hawks used only nine players with Mike Scott playing after Kyle Korver picked up his fourth foul.

* The game featured 16 lead changes and was tied 13 times.


“Sure, the game plan changed at the last second. I don’t even know why we had shootaround in the morning. That’s the beauty of the sport. We came out and competed and the basketball gods were with us tonight.” – Thabo Sefolosha with a smile


The Hawks host the Timberwolves on Wednesday.

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