Inside the box score: Nets 107, Hawks 92

Hawks center Dwight Howard draws a foul on a rebound during a double team by Brooklyn Nets K.J. McDaniels (left) and Trevor Booker in a NBA basketball game on Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

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Hawks center Dwight Howard draws a foul on a rebound during a double team by Brooklyn Nets K.J. McDaniels (left) and Trevor Booker in a NBA basketball game on Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

Inside the box score and more of the Hawks’ 107-92 loss to the Nets:

Key players

* Brook Lopez led a balanced scoring attack for the Nets with 23 points. He became the franchise’s all-time leader in field goals made.

* Dennis Schroder led the Hawks with a game-high 24 points. He is averaging 22.5 points in the past four games with three 20-point games.

* Dwight Howard had his 48th double-double of the season with 19 points and 16 rebounds. He has double-digit rebounds in 15 straight games.

Key stat

The Nets bench combined to score 46 points on 17 of 30 shooting. The Hawks bench combined to score seven points on 3 of 19 shooting.

Noteworthy

* The Hawks outrebounded the Nets 58-50, including 26-12 on the offensive glass. The season-high offensive boards helped the Hawks to a 30-13 advantage in second-chance points.

* The Hawks committed 21 turnovers that led to 31 points for the Nets.

* The Hawks had another woeful free-throw shooting game. They were 19 of 32 (.594) with Howard going 3 of 12.

* Ersan Ilyasova (17) and Howard (16) are the first pair of Hawks players to each have 15 or more rebounds since Josh Smith and Al Horford in 2013.

* Tim Hardway Jr. hit a 3-pointer with 2:55 left to extend his streak to 25 straight games with a long-range make.

Quotable

“We’ve got to keep working. We’ve got to come in with the right attitude, the right focus. Lay in on the line from the beginning of the game to the end of the game. Out-work and out-compete our opponent and hopefully that will give us our best chance.” – Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer on playing without three starters

Next

The Hawks host the Suns on Tuesday.