The Hawks and Raptors split their season series, 2-2, with each team winning their home games.
The Raptors (39-30, 21-14 home) won for the second time in the past five games. Kyle Lowry had a game-high 25 points. DeMar DeRozan, who averaging 30.3 points in three previous games against the Hawks this season, finished with 21 points, 15 in the second half.
Dennis Schroder converted a three-point play to start the fourth quarter and the Hawks had a 14-point lead, 74-60. It wasn’t safe.
The Raptors went on a 13-0 run, as the Hawks missed seven straight shots and had a turnover, to pull within a point. DeRozan made it 74-73 with a 3-pointer. The Raptors tied the game, 79-79, two minutes later when Amir Johnson tipped in the miss of a Terrance Ross free throw trying to complete a three-point play. Millsap gave the Hawks an 84-81 lead with a 3-pointer before the Hawks went cold.
The Hawks started fast and led by as many as 11 points in the first quarter and as many as 14 points in the second quarter. The Raptors used a 12-4 run in the second quarter to close the game but the Hawks took a 49-42 advantage into halftime.
Carroll had 12 of his points, with four steals, in the first quarter. Millsap had 11 of his points in the second quarter.
The Raptors closed to within two points, 52-50, in the third quarter. However, the Hawks pushed their advantage to 11 points, taking a 71-60 lead into the final quarter.
The Hawks host the Suns Monday.