Inside the box score: Hawks 113, Magic 86

Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder (17) turns up the floor with a steal as Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) and guard Tim Hardaway Jr. (10) pursue during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
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Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder (17) turns up the floor with a steal as Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) and guard Tim Hardaway Jr. (10) pursue during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Inside the box score and more of the Hawks’ 113-86 victory over the Magic Saturday:

Key players

* Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 21 points on 8 of 14 shooting. He added three 3-pointers.

* Paul Millsap also scored 21 points on 7 of 14 shooting.

* Dwight Howard had his 33rd double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds.

Key stat

The Hawks starters were a combined 30 of 51 from the field with each shooting better than 50 percent. They outscored the Magic starters 78-50.

Noteworthy

* Dwight Howard leads the NBA with 16 double-doubles in 30 minutes or less of playing time.

* The Hawks had 28 assists.

* The Hawks shot 52.6 percent from the field while the Magic shot just 34.6 percent.

* Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer reacted to the NBA’s $25,000 fine of Taurean Prince for the Flagrant Foul 2 against the Heat’s Hassan Whiteside Wednesday. The league issued the penalty Friday. “We are respectful of the league,” Budenholzer said. “It’s a tough job they have. They take the safety of our players, the spirit of the game, seriously. I’m just going to be respectful of their decision.”

* Thabo Sefolosha missed his fourth straight game with a left groin injury. Tim Hardaway Jr. started.

Quotable

“Tim is playing out of his mind right now. He’s the catalyst.” – Kent Bazemore on Tim Hardaway Jr.

Next

The Hawks play the second of a three-game homestand against the Jazz on Monday.

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