MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Jeff Teague scored 27 points, Kyle Korver scored 18 and the Atlanta Hawks handed the Miami Heat another home loss, 112-102 on Wednesday night.READ MORE: ‘Try To Take Our Guns And You’ll Learn,’ Florida Lawmaker Tweets At President Biden
Dennis Schroder scored 16 and Paul Millsap finished with 14 for the Hawks, who beat the Heat for the second time in two meetings this season. An 18-5 run to end the third quarter was the deciding blow for Atlanta, which led by 10 in the first quarter, 14 in the second and pushed the margin to 88-72 going into the final 12 minutes.
The Hawks have now won four straight and six of seven.
Dwyane Wade scored 28 points and Chris Bosh finished with 27 points and 11 rebounds for Miami, which has lost six of its last eight home games. Mario Chalmers finished with 19 points and 11 assists for the Heat, who gave up 23 points off 19 turnovers.
Despite topping the 100-point mark for the first time in its last nine games, it was Miami’s fourth double-digit home loss of the season. The Heat were without point guard Norris Cole, who was ill.
Miami pulled to 63-62 on a 3-pointer by Bosh with 7:24 left in the third and the margin was only 70-67 when Wade made a free throw about 2 minutes later. That’s when the Hawks took off on their run, with Teague sparking it with six points and an assist, then Schroder finishing it with five points and an assist in the final 1:40.READ MORE: Broward Sheriff Tony, School Superintendent Cartwright Implement Enhance Safety Measures In Light Of Texas Shooting
Schroder’s 3-pointer to end the third made it 88-72, and Miami didn’t get closer than 10 in the fourth quarter.
Hawks: Schroder came within three points of matching the output of the entire Miami bench. … Atlanta had one third quarter of 30 points or more in its first 15 games; it had two in a two-day span against Boston and the Heat, with 30 points against the Celtics on Tuesday and then 33 against Miami. … The Hawks topped the 100-point mark for the sixth straight game.
Heat: Miami went with a new lineup, starting Josh McRoberts at power forward and using Shawne Williams off the bench. The lineup got changed again at halftime, when James Ennis was inserted into the first group after Luol Deng was ruled out for the rest of the night with a bruised right hand. … Miami is 3-4 against Southeast Division foes, after going 12-4 against those clubs last season.
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